The online edition of World Biomass Magazine brings you a series of informative and thought-provoking articles from leading researchers, experts and public officials on a range of topics related to sustainable biomass.
Keeping the economics of forest ownership strong, including the utilization of low-value forest materials, is a key to preserving the proven
relationship between environmental and economic interests of the forest.
The IPCC is clear: BECCS and other CDR methods will be critical if the world wants to limit warming to 1.5°C and avoid all of the predicted changes not doing so will bring to natural, managed and human systems.
The U.S. framework of environmental laws, regulations, and policies includes sustainability and the protection of biodiversity as bedrock principles.
The UK offers a case study for the value that can be delivered by transitioning from coal to biomass,
building biomass plants and eventually generating
It is active management that is the key to maintaining healthy forests that provide clean air, clean water, abundant and diverse wildlife, recreation, beautiful landscapes and a stronger economy with better career opportunities in rural communities.
According to experts, not all coal power plants in Germany can be converted to gas, leaving operators with few options for the continued use of sites. Sustainable biomass offers a win-win solution.
Experten zufolge können nicht alle Kohlekraftwerke in Deutschland auf Gas umgestellt werden, so dass die Betreiber nur wenige Optionen für die weitere Nutzung von Standorten haben. Nachhaltige Biomasse bietet eine Lösung.
For more than 400 years, Virginia’s forests have
provided a multitude of products and benefits to
its citizens and to people around the world. The
forest products industry is also one of Virginia’s oldest and largest commercial industries in the state.
Urban and suburban expansion represent the main pressures on forest landscapes in the US South today. However, it's important to understand how forest practices impact biodiversity to help mitigate potential risks.
Increasingly, governments, consumers,
and communities are requiring a higher level
of assurance and more transparency that wood harvesting is sustainable. The American Forest Foundation’ (AFF) suite of sustainability assurance solutions provides customized, credible, and proven sustainability solution options for any entity in the global forest products supply chain sourcing from the US.
SFI Standards have become the fastest growing, highly trusted solution that can support a growing need for products from the forests, as the drive to reduce carbon pollution and waste intensifies.
Through all the years and all the developments
and changes to our landscapes, one thing
remains the same: the importance of our forests to
our health, our water and our quality of
life. Best Management Practices, markets and conservation come together to ensure our forests sustain all of these vital interests.
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