Carbon Market Overview

February 2022 | 25 min., 26 sec.
by Jesse Daystar
Cotton Incorporated


​​The emerging carbon and ecosystem service markets present an opportunity and potential risks to producers. With many different companies offering services in this space, it is important that producers understand how ecosystems services work and what potential risks are associated with entering into ecosystem service contracts. This presentation provides an overview of how carbon markets and ecosystem service markets work and what producers should watch out for when pursuing these opportunities.

About the Presenter

Jesse DaystarJesse Daystar is the Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Sustainability at Cotton Incorporated and an adjunct professor at the Duke Nicholas School of the Environment. Dr. Daystar leads the cotton industry to a more regenerative and sustainable future through supporting research and outreach programs aimed at implementing best science and practices in the soil and throughout the supply chain.​​

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