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This chapter contains information on:
Estimates for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are included, where possible, in addition to UK totals. International comparisons of carbon stocks are provided in the International Forestry chapter. Further information on the data sources and methodology used to compile the figures is provided in the Sources chapter.
For information on revisions, see the UK Forests and Climate Change section of the Sources chapter.
A copy of all UK Forests and Climate Change tables is available to download as an Excel spreadsheet from the Tables for Download page.
In addition to the statistics presented here, information on UK forests and climate change is available from “Combating Climate Change – a role for UK forests” (The Read Report), an independent asessment of the science published in November 2009 and available at woodforgood.com/assets/Downloads/Combating%20Climate%20Change%20-%20a%20role%20for%20UK%20forests.pdf.
The main findings are:
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