Complex interaction between forests and climate system

To limit the global temperature rise, our use of fossil fuels must decrease. One difficult question is how best to utilise forest biomass: harvest it or leave it as a carbon sink? To highlight various consequences of increased resource extraction, Mistra joined in holding a two-day conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry. There, research results and differing views on the interplay between forests and the climate system were discussed.

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https://www.mistra.org/en/news/intensive-forestry-may-benefit-climate/