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•   Ebeling, J., Virah-Sawmy, M. and Moura Costa, P., 2010. Using international carbon markets to finance forest restoration. Chapter 3 in Ecological Restoration: A Global Challenge. Ed. Francisco A. Comin. Published by Cambridge University Press.

•   Moura Costa P. and Nussbaum R., 2009. Accelerating transfers of interim finance for REDD+: Options for early market involvement. ProForest report to DFID, August 2009. Proforest publications, Oxford, www.proforest.net.

•   Nussbaum R., Hoare A., McDermott C., Saunders J. and Moura Costa P., 2009. Accelerating transfers of interim finance for REDD+: Building absorptive capacity. ProForest report to DFID, August 2009. Proforest publications, Oxford, www.proforest.net.

•   Moura Costa, P., 2009. Guidebook to support the development of early action REDD activities. Paper for the WWF. In Proceedings of the Forest Carbon Finance Summit 2010. World Wildlife Fund, Harvard University Program on International Financial Systems, and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University.

•   Moura Costa, P. 2009. Avoided deforestation as a GHG mitigation compliance activity. In Proceedings of the Forest Carbon Finance Summit 2009. World Wildlife Fund, Harvard University Program on International Financial Systems, and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University.

•   Moura Costa, 2009. Compensating for carbon stock maintenance in forests as an alternative to avoiding carbon flows. In Proceedings of the Forest Carbon Finance Summit 2009. World Wildlife Fund, Harvard University Program on International Financial Systems, and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University.

•   Ascui, F. and Moura Costa, P. 2007. CER pricing and risks. A project developer's perpective. In: Determining a Fair Price for Carbon. CD4CDM, UNEP.

•   Moura Costa, P. and Mejia Pinto, J.C., 2007. Carbon trading and the worldwide cement sector. Emerging Markets Report 2007. A World Cement Publication. Palladian Publications.

•   Avis, J. and Moura Costa, P., 2006. Carbon trading and the coal sector. World Coal 15 (10), October 2006.

•   Avis, J. and Moura Costa, P., 2006. Opportunities for carbon finance projects in the coal sector. Mining Environmental Management, October 2006.

•   Moura Costa, P., Usher, B. and Walker, A., 2005. Carbon facilities as a means of sourcing emission-reduction credits. Chapter 10 in The Finance of Climate Change. A Guide for Governments, Corporations and Investors. Edited By Kenny Tang. Risk Books.

•   Moura Costa, P. 2005. Confronting the challenges related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Chapter 1.5 in The Sustainable Enterprise. Profiting from best practice. IOD Publications, Kogan Page, London.

•   Moura Costa, P., 2004. Seqüestro de dólares. Brasil pensa foco. Foco Economia, Dez. 2004

•   Tippmann, R. and Moura Costa, P., 2003. Project examples in the Brazilian energy sector. Developments under the CDM. Refocus Magazine, January/February 2003. Elsevier Science Ltd.

•   
 Moura Costa, P. and Silva, N.C., 2003. The Brazilian iron & steel sector and the CDM. Commodities Now, March 2003.

•   Aukland, L. Moura-Costa, P., Bass, S., Huq, S., Landell-Mills, N., Tipper R. and Carr, R., 2002. Laying the Foundations for Clean Development: Preparing the Land Use Sector. A quick guide to the Clean Development Mechanism. IIED Publications, London.

•   Aukland, L., Moura-Costa, P. and Brown, S., 2002. A conceptual framework for addressing leakage on avoided deforestation projects. Climate Policy, Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2003, Pages 123-136

•   Moura-Costa P and Chen L, 2002. The Brazilian steel and iron sector and the CDM: examples of EcoSecurities' activities in this field, Global greenhouse Emissions Trader Newsletter, UNCTAD and the Earth Council Institute (Geneva), Issue 11, June 2002

•   Moura-Costa P, Troni J, Bovee V and Guest J, 2002. Determination of baselines and monitoring protocols for non-LUCF projects, written for the UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) June 2002

•   Moura-Costa P, Troni J, Martens J, Kinkead B., 2002. Simplified Modalities and Procedures for Small Scale Projects in the CDM, written for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) May 2002

•   Moura-Costa P., 2002. Carbon Trading and Investment in Clean Energy Projects. Proceedings of the Oxford University and Petrobras Conference 2002

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. 2002. Carbon credits to industry's rescue: the CDM and the Brazilian steel and iron sector. Environmental Finance, March 2002, London.

•   Troni J, Agbey.S, Moura-Costa P, Haque N, Hession M, Gunaratne L, Rodriguez H, 2002. Moving towards Emissions Neutral Development (MEND), Final project report written for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) June 2002

•   IPCC. Special Report on Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry. Chapters 2 and 5.

•   Moura-Costa P., 2001. Carbon accounting, trading and the temporary nature of carbon storage, Paper prepared for USAID publication on sinks and the carbon convention. Edited by The Nature Conservancy. 2001.

•   Moura-Costa, P. and Gerald Kohn, G., 2001. Feasibility Analysis for an International Investment Promotion Entity for Sustainable Forest Management. Proceeding of the Oslo meeting on SFM finance. Report for the CIFOR, January 2001.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. 2001. The climate convention and evolution of the market for forest-based carbon offsets. Unasylva 52:34-40.

•   Moura-Costa P., Fretz, L. and Kohn G., 2001. Feasibility Analysis for an International Investment Promotion Entity for Sustainable Forest Management. In: The private sector speaks: Investing in Sustainable Forest Management. Ed. By Chipeta, M. and Joshi, M. CIFOR, Bogor.

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•   Fearnside P, Lashof D and Moura-Costa P., 2000. Accounting for time in mitigating global warming through land-use change and forestry. In Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change Vol 5 - 2000.

•   Moura-Costa P and Aukland. L., 2000. Plantations and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation: a short review. FAO Year Book 2000

•   Moura-Costa P and Wilson C., 2000. An Equivalence Factor Between C02 Avoided, Emissions and Sequestration: Description and Applications in Forestry. In Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change Vol 5 - 2000.

•   Moura-Costa P, Stuart M, Pinard M and Phillips G, 2000. Elements of a certification system for forestry-based carbon offset projects. In Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change Vol 5 - 2000.

•   Moura-Costa, P., 2000. Carbon Accounting versus Project Financing. Forest Trends, Washington.

•   Moura-Costa, P., 2000. Project duration and carbon accounting methods. Forest Trends, Washington.

•   Moura-Costa. P, 2000. Australian Plantations Timber and prospectus-based forest investment funds. Joint Implementation Quarterly, 2000.

•   Bass S., Dubois D., Ford J., Moura-Costa P., Pinard M., Tipper R., Wilson C., 1999. Rural Livelihoods and Carbon Management: An Issues Paper. IIED Discussion Papers, London.

•   Moura Costa, P., J. Salmi, M. Simula, C. Wilson. 1999. Financial mechanisms for Sustainable Forestry. Report for the UNDP/SEED Program, for the Intergovernmental Forum on Forestry, 200 pp.

•   Moura Costa, P., Salmi J, Simula M, Wilson C, 1999. Mecanismos financieros para el desarrolio sostenible de los bosques, UNDP, 1999.

•   Moura-Costa P., 1999. Creditos de absorcao de CO2: Uma breve historia da evolucao dos mercados. Revista Silvicultura. 1999.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Stuart, M.D., 1999. Issues related to monitoring, verification and certification of forestry-based carbon offset projects. Proceedings of the Wood for Africa 99 Conference, Pietermaritzburg, June 1999.

•   Richards M and Moura-Costa P., 1999. Can tropical forestry be made profitable by 'internalising the externalities'? ODI, 1999.

•   Gullison, R., Westbrook, T., Nissan, S., Grieg-Gran, M, Hocking, D., and EcoSecurities, 1998. The potential role of UK institutional investors in financing sustainable forestry. IIED papers, London.

•   Moura Costa, P.H. and Stuart, M. 1998. Forestry based greenhouse gas mitigation: a short story of market evolution. Commonwealth Forestry Review 77.

•   Moura-Costa P., 1998. The Costa Rican system of direct payment for environmental services. Unpublished.

•   Moura-Costa, P., 1998. Climate Change-Related Risk Management Methods for Tropical Forestry. IPCC Meeting on Risks, Toronto, 1998.

•   Moura-Costa, P., 1998. O novo mercado do direito de poluir. Gazeta Mercantil. Junho 1998.

•   Stuart, M. and Moura-Costa, P. 1998. Approach for buyers and sellers of Carbon Sinks, paper for Melbourne University, Australia. 1998.

•   Stuart, M.D., and Moura-Costa, P.H., 1998. Greenhouse gas mitigation: A review of international policies and initiatives. In: Policies that Work for People series, International Institute of Environment and Development, London.

•   Moura Costa, P.H. 1997. A convenção climática e o surgimento de commodities ambientais. Gazeta Mercantil, São Paulo, Brazil. December 1997.

•   Moura Costa, P.H. 1997. International forest investment initiatives. Paper presented at the Brazilian National Development Bank (BNDES) Workshop on “New Financial Mechanisms for Funding Sustainable Forestry”. Rio de Janeiro, July, 1997.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Stuart, M.D., 1997. Issues related to developing monitoring and verification systems for forestry-based CO2 offset projects. Report submitted to the Greenhouse Challenge Office, Australia, 1997.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., Stuart, M.D. and Trines, E., 1997. SGS Forestry's carbon offset verification service. In: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation. Technologies for Activities Implemented Jointly. Proceedings of Technologies for AIJ Conference. Vancouver, May 1997. Riermer, P.W.F., Smith, A.Y. and Thambimuthu, K.V. (Eds.). Elsevier, Oxford. Pp. 409-414.

•   Ruzicka, I. and Moura Costa, P.H., 1997. Sustainable Forest Management: Allocation of resources and responsibilities. Final report for ODA funded research.

•   Moura Costa, P.H. 1996. Opportunities for forest investment in Brazil. Proceedings of the conference on Tropical Forests and Timber 96, Centre for Management Technology, Singapore.

•   Moura Costa, P.H. 1996. Opportunities for forest investment in Brazil. Proceedings of the conference on Tropical Forests and Timber 96, Centre for Management Technology, Singapore.

•   Moura Costa, P.H. 1996. Tropical forestry practices for carbon sequestration: A review and case study from Southeast Asia. Ambio 25:279-283.

•   Moura Costa, P.H. 1996. Tropical forestry practices for carbon sequestration. In: Dipterocarp Forest Ecosystems - Towards sustainable management. Schulte, A. and Schone, D. (Eds). World Scientific, Singapore. Pp. 308-334.

•   Moura-Costa, P. and Tay., J., 1996. Reduced impact logging in Sabah, Malaysia. Paper presented at the FAO conference on sustainable forestry, Kochi, Japan, 1996.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., 1996. Nursery and vegetative propagation techniques for genetic improvement and large scale enrichment planting of dipterocarps. Pedro Moura Costa, Publication List 2010 5 


•   In: Ecology, conservation and management of Southeast Asian rainforests. Primack, R.B. and Lovejoy, T. (Eds.). Yale University Press, Pp 116-128.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., Yap, S.W., Ong, C.L., Ganing, A., Nussbaum, R. and Mojiun, T., 1996. Large scale enrichment planting with dipterocarps as an alternative for carbon offset - methods and preliminary results. In: Proceedings of the 5th Round Table Conference on Dipterocarps. Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 1994. Eds: Appanah, S. and Khoo, K.C.FRIM, Kepong. Pp 386-396.

•   Brown, S.; Cannell, M.; Heuveldop, J.; Kauppi, P.; Sathaye, J.; Singh, N.; Weyers, S.; Dixon, R.; Grainger, A.; Leemans, R.; Moura-Costa, P.H.; Nilsson, S.; Pinard, M,; Schopfhauser, W.; Sedjo, R. and Trexler, M., 1996. Chapter III.F. Establishment and management of forests for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. In: Working group II, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 1995 Assessment for the Framework Convention On Climate Change.

•   Moura Costa, P.H. and Karolus, A. 1995. ICSB timber extraction figures 1970- 1992. Innoprise Corporation, Malaysia. 100 pp.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Mantell, S.H., 1995. Development of Ocotea catharinensis Mez. cell aggregates cultured on media containing different concentrations of nitrogen and with pH buffered at different levels. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (submitted).

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Mantell, S.H., 1995. Effects of inorganic nitrogen supply in culture media on development of embryogenic cell aggregate cultures of Ocotea catharinensis Mez. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (submitted).

•   Stibbe, W.A.S., Van der Kooij, J., Verweij, J.A.H., and Moura-Costa, P.H. 1995. Response To Global Warming: Strategies Of The Dutch Electricity Generating Board. Paper Presented At The World Energy Congress, Japan, 1995.

•   Lee, S.S., Alexander, I., Moura-Costa, P.H. and Yap, S.W., 1996. Mycorrhizal infection of dipterocarp seedlings in logged and undisturbed forest. In: Proceedings of the 5th Round Table Conference on Dipterocarps. Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 1994. Frim, Kepong.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Lundoh, L., 1994. A method for vegetative propagation of Dryobalanops lanceolata (Dipterocarpaceae) by cuttings. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 6(4): 533-541.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Lundoh, L., 1994. The effects of auxins (IBA, NAA and 2,4-D) on rooting of Dryobalanops lanceolata (kapur, Dipterocarpaceae) cuttings. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 7(2).

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Yap, S.W., 1994. Effects of nitrogen and soil bulk density on growth of Dryobalanops lanceolata Burck seedlings. Journal of Tropical Forest Science (submitted).

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., van Winkel, I., van Oorschot, G. 1994. The use of GIS to study the influence of site factors in enrichment planting with dipterocarps. In: Proceedings of the seminar on development of research in Danum Valley, Yayasan Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, December 1994.

•   
 Moura-Costa, P.H., Yap, S.W. and Ganing, A., 1994. Large scale enrichment planting with dipterocarps as an alternative for carbon offset. In: Proceedings of the IUFRO International Workshop on Sustainable Forest Management. October 1994, Hokkaido, Japan.

•   van Oorschot, G., van Winkel, I. and Moura-Costa, P.H., 1994. The use of GIS to study the influence of site factors in enrichment planting with dipterocarps. In: Proceedings of the 5th Round Table Conference on Dipteocarps, Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 1994.

•   Yap, S.W. and Moura-Costa, P.H. 1994. Potting media for Hopea nervosa. Technical Report No. 1. Innoprise-Face Foundation Rainforest Rehabilitation Project. 11 pp.

•   Yap, S.W. and Moura-Costa, P.H., 1994. Effects of nitrogen fertilization and soil texture on growth and morphology of Dryobalanops lanceolata Burck seedlings. In: Proceedings of the 5th Round Table Conference on Dipteocarps, Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 1994.

•   Kandasamy, K.I., Moura-Costa, P.H., and Mantell, S.H., 1993. Interactions between Colletotrichum gloesporioides f.sp. dioscoreae and different Dioscorea yam hosts inoculated under in vivo and in vitro. Mycological Research

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Mantell, S.H., 1993. A preliminary evaluation of cell and tissue culture methods suitable for screening anthracnose disease reactions in tropical yams (Dioscorea spp.). Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira 28: 1297-1306.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., 1993. A `guesstimate' of carbon offset by enrichment planting with dipterocarps. Innoprise Corporation Technical Report. 6 pp.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., 1993. Large scale enrichment planting with dipterocarps: methods and preliminary results. In: Proceedings of the Yogyakarta Workshop, BIO-REFOR/IUFRO/SPDC: Bio-reforestation in Asia-Pacific Region. Suzuki, K., Sakurai, S. and Ishii, K. (Eds.). Pp. 72-77.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., 1993. The Innoprise-Face Foundation Rehabilitation of Logged-over Forests project. A note to the European Tropical Forest Research Network Newletter 6:7-8.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., Ganing, A., Lundoh, L. and Ong, C.L., 1993. Experiments on nursery techniques for raising seedlings and wildings of dipterocarps on a large scale. Technical report. ASEAN-Canada Forest Tree Seed Centre, Thailand.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., Kandasamy, K.I. and Mantell, S.H., 1993. Evaluation of in vitro methods for screening anthracnose disease reactions in tropical yams (Dioscorea spp.). Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad) 70:147-152.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., Viana, A.M. and Mantell, S.H., 1993. In vitro plantlet regeneration of Ocotea catharinensis, an endangered Brazilian hardwood forest species. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 35: 279-286.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., Viana, A.M. and Mantell, S.H., 1993. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration of Ocotea catharinensis, an endangered Brazilian hardwood forest species. Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira. 


•   Pinso, C. and Moura-Costa, P.H., 1993. Greenhouse gas offset funding for enrichment planting: a case study from Sabah, Malaysia. Case study paper, Fourteenth Commonwealth Forestry Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 1993. Commonwealth Forest Review 72:343.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H. and Lundoh, L. 1992. Clonal propagation and genetic improvement of dipterocarps. Paper presented in the Workshop on "Ecology, conservation and management of Southeast Asian rainforests", held in Kuching, Malaysia, 12 to 14 October, 1992.

•   Moura-Costa, P.H., Ganing, A., Lundoh L. and Ong, C.L., 1992. Nursery techniques for raising seedlings and wildings of dipterocarps on a large scale. Paper presented in the Workshop on "Ecology, conservation and management of Southeast Asian rainforests", held in Kuching, Malaysia, 12 to 14 October, 1992.

•   Viana, A.M., Moura-Costa, P.H. and Mantell, S.H., 1990. High frequency somatic embryogenesis of Ocotea catharinensis. Abstracts VIIth International Congress on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture, Amsterdam, 1990, p. 261.

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