Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

Andrea Tuttle

Presented by Andrea Tuttle

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Topics in this presentation:

  • Carbon assessments and markets
  • Sector vs. Project Accounting
  • Project Accounting
  • Defining the Forest Carbon Credit
  • About 21 projects in California
  • CAR Forest Protocols Now Applicable...
  • Protocols Available For Forest Carbon...
  • Concept of IFM
  • Traditional Industrial Management
  • Forest Carbon Project
  • Additionality
  • Generic Project Design Process
  • Project Example: Van Eck Forest
  • Business As Usual Projection
  • BAU Projection
  • Project Activity
  • Net C Gain
  • Prior Baseline Approach
  • Project Examples - Improved Forest...
  • Project Example: LOMPICO cont'd
  • Establish Baseline
  • Above Ground Live, Below Ground Live and Standing Dead C
  • Harvested Wood Products
  • Compare Domestic Forest Protocols
  • Permanence
  • Aggregation Of Small Projects
  • Registries: Keeping Track
  • Project Tacking
  • Retirement Of Credits
  • Forest C Credit Sale
  • Offset Price Projections
  • Need to be Realistic

Andrea Tuttle is a consultant in forest and climate policy and has worked on sustainable forest management and climate projects in Indonesia, China and Malaysia. She is a Board Member for The Pacific Forest Trust, a think-tank NGO that helped pioneer the development of the California Forest Protocols and demonstrate their application on the Van Eck Forest Project, one of the first entities to sell CAR carbon credits on the voluntary market. She served as Director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and State Forester from 1999-2005, working with the National Association of State Foresters and the California Fire Alliance. She represented the forest sector on the Economic and Technical Advancement Advisory Committee (ETAAC), pursuant to AB 32, the California "Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.", and served as a member of the California Coastal Commission. She has a B.A. and M.S. in Biology and PhD in Environmental Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a strong advocate for retaining working forestlands for their climate benefits and their environmental, economic and social values.