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08 Oct 2020
The key role of tree planting and wood use in meeting Scotland's climate change ambitions has been highlighted by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in an update report to the Scottish Parliament.
25 Jun 2020
Tree planting policy has failed outside Scotland, according to the UK Government's independent advisers on climate change in a hard-hitting assessment published today, which also provided welcome recognition of the role of wood in construction.
14 Apr 2020
Confor has issued a formal complaint to the BBC about its coverage of a report by the Natural Capital Committee (NCC), under the headline Climate Change: UK forests could do more harm than good.
11 Mar 2020
Confor was contacted by a number of members and other forestry stakeholders, following an article which appeared in The Guardian on Tuesday, based on a new report by the RSPB.
31 Jan 2020
What does it say and what does it mean for Confor members?