Infographic: 4 ways forests can help mitigate climate change

Climate change is affecting Canada’s forests, presenting challenges and opportunities for sustainable forest management, and the economic, social and environmental benefits that come from forests. But did you know that forests, forest products, and management practices have a role in mitigating climate change?

Find out four ways how, in this infographic.

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(1) A climate change mitigation action such as planting trees in a forest illustrated in an infographic composed of a young forest superimposed by a circle depicting a shovel and a seedling. (2) A climate change mitigation action such as using sustainable forest management practices that reduce GHG emissions and storing carbon illustrated in an infographic composed of a forest, a pile of wood, a feller-buncher and a logging truck. (3) A climate change mitigation action such as using more wood in construction illustrated in an infographic composed of a mid-size and a tall wood building. (4) A climate change mitigation action such as using more wood waste for energy and other bioproducts illustrated in an infographic composed of a pile of wood with arrows pointing to a pile of wood chips, a mill and two pylons.

 

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(1) A climate change mitigation action such as planting trees in a forest illustrated in an infographic composed of a young forest superimposed by a circle depicting a shovel and a seedling. (2) A climate change mitigation action such as using sustainable forest management practices that reduce GHG emissions and storing carbon illustrated in an infographic composed of a forest, a pile of wood, a feller-buncher and a logging truck. (3) A climate change mitigation action such as using more wood in construction illustrated in an infographic composed of a mid-size and a tall wood building. (4) A climate change mitigation action such as using more wood waste for energy and other bioproducts illustrated in an infographic composed of a pile of wood with arrows pointing to a pile of wood chips, a mill and two pylons.