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Jens Wieting

Forest Stewards
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  1. Critical report shows current BC logging practices increase climate disaster risks for BC communities. A NEW INDEPENDENT REPORT commissioned by Sierra Club BC looks at the relationship between forest management and severe climate impacts expected across BC It shows that governments can mitigate climate related disasters like flooding, droughts, fires and heatwaves by swiftly reforming BC’s forestry practices, applying Indigenous knowledge to forest-related decisions, and protecting and restoring intact forests, before the climate crisis worsens. Written by Dr. Peter Wood, the
  2. Thank you for raising awareness and inviting discussion about this growing danger. Last June, Sierra Club BC and Herb Hammond called for a “climate impact test” for logging plans. Clearcuts currently in preparation or carried out across B.C. will increase emissions and exacerbate the climate emergency. Every hectare of newly clearcut forest leaves communities more vulnerable to flooding, wildfires and loss of clean water. Logging plans must be adjusted or cancelled as needed to address the climate emergency https://sierraclub.bc.ca/bc-must-declare-a-forest-and-climate-emergency/
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