The use of wood for electricity generation and heat in modern (non-traditional) technologies has grown rapidly in recent years, and has the potential to continue to do so. For its supporters, it represents a relatively cheap and flexible way of supplying renewable energy, with benefits to the global climate and to forest industries.

A million trees are to be planted in Ethiopia to fight deforestation around camps hosting hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese refugees who rely almost entirely on wood for fuel, a United Nation

This policy paper provides a brief overview of the status of wood and wood products in India.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Gopal Krishna Ojha Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 03/01/2017 regarding noise and air pollution caused by cutting of woods and wooden logs by a manufacturer of furniture, Hooghly, West Bengal.

The record of proceeding also states that direction has been issued to the private respondents to obtain consent to operate for use of electrical (motorized) machine for its manufacturing activities.

Companies that want to buy Brazilian timber without contributing to illegal deforestation have a new tool to help them ensure stolen wood does not appear in their supply chains - a digital platform

Global production of all major wood products grew for the sixth consecutive year in 2015, while trade in wood products decreased slightly, according to new data published by FAO. The increase was mainly boosted by the continuous economic growth in Asia, a recovering housing market in North America and scaling up of the bioenergy targets. In 2015, growth in the production volume of wood products ranged from between one to eight percent, according to the FAO data unveiled.

This protocol was developed and subsequently tested in 2012–2015 by Nordic test and research institutes, with Danish Technological Institute as project manager.

Sustainable use of wood may contribute to coping with energy and material resource challenges. The goal of this study is to increase knowledge of the environmental effects of wood use by analyzing the complete value chain of all wooden goods produced or consumed in Switzerland. We start from a material flow analysis of current wood use in Switzerland. Environmental impacts related to the material flows are evaluated using life cycle assessment–based environmental indicators.

Climate change, sustainably managed renewable raw materials and energy from biomass are some of the major challenges facing mankind in the 21st century. Globally, wood is the most important locally available renewable energy source for the human population. In Africa, fuelwood and charcoal production is the dominant use of woody biomass.

For design enthusiasts worried about forests being axed for furniture, this may come as a bit of a surprise: buying a table made of wood instead of metal or plastic could significantly help cut car

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