FORESIGHT: Forest Renewables Replacing Fossil based and GHG-Intensive Products - Possible Action for Substitution to Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals
Use of forests and forest products is projected to increase substantially over the next decade. First, as economies develop so do their consumption of forest products. Second, there is increasing global recognition of the potential for forest products to contribute to climate mitigation by storing sequestered carbon in harvested wood products and through substitution of fossil-based or GHG-intensive products. Third, wood and other forest products are being recognized for their human health benefits, e.g.