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Of Interest

1. “Forest carbon sequestration associated with increased harvests for bioenergy would be offset by new forest growth given sufficient time.” In other words, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that matters for climate change is cumulative, so it doesn’t matter whether we sequester (or cut) carbon today versus out in the future. This point is rarely made. That article was from Resources for the Future.

2. The President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is joining our department. He is probably a wee-better candidate to teach our Banking course than yours truly.

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