Managing BC's Forests for a Cooler Planet: Carbon Storage, Sustainable Jobs and Conservation | Publications | David Suzuki Foundation
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Forest industry unions and environmental organizations are united in their belief that B.C. must manage its forest more wisely. Forests provide a major hedge against climate change because they absorb and store carbon that would otherwise end up in the atmosphere.

Managing BC's Forests for a Cooler Planet: Carbon Storage, Sustainable Jobs and Conservation calls for a number of measures, including increased conservation; a new approach to calculating logging rates that takes into account carbon storage; reducing waste; better tree-planting methods; and a cautious approach to wood-fired bioenergy.