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The Climate Change Challenge and Bamboo: Mitigation and Adaptation

Working Papers
The Climate Change Challenge and Bamboo: Mitigation and Adaptation

Author:

Yannick Kuehl; Giles Henley; Lou Yiping

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2013

Pages:

28

Keywords:

climate change, bamboo, mitigation, adaptation

This Working Paper explores how bamboos can help us a resource to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change by: absorbing and storing carbon; protecting forests and watersheds; insulating environments against extreme weather; providing low-cost, green housing and infrastructure; providing cleaner biofuels; providing renewable, sustainable resource for generating incomes; and increasing the range and season of food sources.

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