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Wood use for energy

Worried about their future energy supply, many are turning to wood as a fuel. Reports in the media have however given the use of wood for energy a negative image. In this article, scientists from the Bavarian State Institute of Forestry (LWF) examine the points of criticism and present facts and figures on the issue.

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Michèle Kaennel
French

Fulvio Giudici
Italian

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