EU’s carbon storage directive could have serious consequences for Swedish sawmills

In order to remedy climate change, the European Commission has set a number of demands on the member states. The issue of increasing carbon storage in forests and land is included in the LULUCF regulation. Sweden's commitment is to annually store an additional four million tons of carbon dioxide, an increase of nine percent, in forests and land until 2030.  ''We do not see that in such a short term there is any other option than to greatly reduce felling if we are to reach the goal, says Johan Freij,'' Business Area Manager Forestry and Agriculture at Danske ...

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