Forests and Climate Change

Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs

2003-09-08
A Sierra Club of Canada Discussion Paper — September 2003
Version française : résumé
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Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs

2003-09-08
A Sierra Club of Canada Discussion Paper — September 2003
FULL REPORT

Forests affect and are affected by climate change in numerous ways. The impacts of climate change on forests and forest health can be expected to be significant, and in some regions severe. Large undisturbed forests will be of increasing importance as refuges and migration routes for species forced into new regions with more suitable climate.

Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs focuses on the potential role of forests in mitigating climate change through enhanced storage of carbon.
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Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs

2003-09-08
A Sierra Club of Canada Discussion Paper — September 2003
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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Kyoto Forests? Fast-Growing Plantations are Not the Answer

2003-06-15
There is increasing interest in meeting some portion of Canada’s Kyoto commitment through “afforestation”, or creating new forests for the purposes of sequestering carbon emissions. In particular, some are pressing for government programs to support the establishment of plantations of fast-growing species. However many experts have expressed strong skepticism about the advisability of such a scheme, citing a number of concerns
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