The growing gap between the global supply and demand for timber is creating a difficult problem for the UK, Confor's Chief Executive told a parliamentary committee recently Stuart Goodall told the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) that the UK would need to use 78% more timber by 2050 if demand continues to rise at current rates. This is largely fuelled by the need to use more wood in construction, to help decarbonise the UK's construction industry and contribute to meeting net zero targets ...
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