Open Space Law: Sequestration

Read the full story at GreenLaw.

The last two decades witnessed a surge in adopting local and state open space protection laws and strategies. These techniques are now being examined as capable of protecting and enhancing the sequestering environment, which captures and stores from 15 to 20 percent of the nation’s carbon dioxide emissions.

This blog post is adapted from my articles Shifting Paradigms Transform Environmental and Land Use Law: The Emergence of the Law of Sustainable Development and Managing Climate Change Through Biological Sequestration: Open Space Law Redux.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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