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Forest Products

Whether as part of construction projects or renewable energy portfolios, wood products and markets remain a crucial component of economic growth across the globe. Research at RFF integrates land use, conservation, monitoring, and climate change considerations when analyzing the range of policies that govern timber product markets.

Land Use Effects on Wood Product Markets

This explainer provides a review of how markets for durable wood products in the United States alter land uses and carbon sinks in the built environment and forests, and the associated climate impacts.

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Forest Bioenergy 101: Generation and Emissions

Forest bioenergy has been heralded by some as a promising renewable energy source and condemned by others as having negative effects on the environment. Here's a review of the basics of forest bioenergy generation and emissions.

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