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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.
All of the statistics presented in this chapter have been previously released.
The statistics on carbon sequestration (Table 4.2 and Figure 4.2) and Woodland Carbon Code (Tables 4.3a and 4.3b) have been revised since "Forestry Statistics 2017". For further details 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 https://www.forestresearch.gov.uk/tools-and-resources/statistics/data-downloads/.
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 from The Stationery Office.
The main findings are:
Sources chapter: UK Forests and Climate Change
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