Forest-Climate Working Group Policy Recommendations

Forest-Climate Working Group Policy Recommendations

Author: Forest-Climate Working Group


The 2014 Forest-Climate Working Group policy recommendations detail ways that the U.S. can sustain the greenhouse gas emissions reductions that forests and forest products currently provide, and further reduce greenhouse gasses and mitigate the effects of climate change on forests, through policies that support sustainable forest management and working forest landscapes, and promote the use of forest products.


  • Provide Sound Data and Science
  • Promote Forest Products
  • Restore and Manage Private Forests
  • Retain Existing Forests
  • Develop Landscape-Scale Conservation Approaches
  • Increase Urban Forests