Green innovation: the forest as a resource for a better future

April 23, 2015
Healthy, thriving forests are crucial for sustaining life on earth. Humanity´s impact on climate and ecological systems is threatening the forests. But the forests are not just victims; they could also hold many keys to a more sustainable society. Biomaterials from forests can be used to produce new interesting products that are sustainable and biodegradable and could therefore help mitigate climate problems. We discuss the new and innovative ways in which we can use the forest as a resource.

Lars Berglund, Professor, director of Wallenberg Wood Science Center, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Mats KG Johansson, Professor in Polymer Technology at the department of Fibre & Polymer Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Lucas Dawson, researcher at the Department of physical geography at Stockholm University

Skype: Catherine Cobden, Executive Vice President of the Forest Products Association of Canada

Green innovation: the forest as a resource for a better future is released on June 16 at, 6 PM CET.

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