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Climate Action 2008-2009

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MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION European collaboration SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY 48 Forests, sustainable forest management and forest products play a vital role in climate change mitigation. Growing forests sequester carbon and wood products continue to store carbon throughout their life time. Forest products can substitute products with higher greenhouse gas emissions and wood is an important source of renewable energy. As such, forests can play a significant role in mitigating climate change and their protection and enhancement is essential. SETTING THE SCENE VISIT: WWW.CLIMATEACTIONPROGRAMME.ORG

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