Forest Service releases state-by-state details on carbon emissions

Forest Service releases state-by-state details on carbon emissions

May 1, 2020
Earth.com

For the first time, the USDA Forest Service has publicized state-by-state statistics on carbon emissions

The report provides an overview of the status and trends of emissions, as well details on forest and urban tree removals, for 49 states across the country. 

Tony Ferguson is the director of two Forest Service research organizations, the Northern Research Station and the Forest Products Laboratory.

“The Forest Inventory and Analysis Program has served states for 90 years by producing reliable statistics on forest trends,” said Ferguson. “This year marks another evolution in our service to states as we expand the availability of data on forests and carbon storage.”

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