RESOURCES

In addition to the resources available on other pages of this website, the following may be helpful to architects, builders, developers and owners trying to make the case for and build with climate-smart wood products.

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An overview of some of the key forest carbon issues and how FSC-certified forest management aligns with objectives of climate-smart forestry.

Forests, Climate & FSC

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Developed by Ecotrust, this analysis looks at the public benefits – including from use of FSC wood – delivered due to the Bullitt Center’s environmental features.

Bullitt Center ecosystem services report

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A peer-reviewed study conducted by Ecotrust and the University of Washington.

Research on carbon benefits of FSC

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How much CO2 would a skyscraper save if a skyscraper was made of wood? This video seeks to answer the question.

The case for wooden skyscrapers

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A new report from Sierra Club about forest carbon storage, the impact of management, and what it will take for mass timber to be a climate solution.

Forest Carbon, Protection & Stewardship

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Email us to request a document that compares FSC to the most commonly-encountered alternative standard.

Forest certification comparison

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