Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants. It is an organic material – a natural composite of cellulose fibers that are strong in tension and embedded in a matrix of lignin that resists compression. Wood is sometimes defined as only the secondary xylem in the stems of trees, or it is defined more broadly to include the same type of tissue elsewhere such as in the roots of trees or shrubs. In a living tree it performs a support function, enabling woody plants to grow large or …



WMO: World Meteorological Organisation · 30 November 2023 English

The WMO provisional State of the Global Climate report confirms that 2023 is set to be the warmest year on record. Data until the end of October shows that the …

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IEA: International Energy Agency · 24 November 2023 English

The global oil and gas industry encompasses a large and diverse range of players: from small, specialised operators to huge national oil companies. These producers face pivotal choices about their …

Strategy Claire Wang U.S. Department of State Peter Wood Shell Fareed Yasseen Climate Envoy of the Republic

UNDP: United Nations Development Programme · 24 November 2023 English

Progress and the Peril: HIV and Global De/criminalization of Same-Sex Sex documents the reversal on laws criminalizing same-sex sex in the context of the HIV pandemic. The joint report by …

Woods JB. Decriminalization, police authority, and routine traffic stops. UCLA L Rev. 2015;62:672. 9.

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 24 November 2023 English

Renewable energy

and environmental risks related to unsustainable wood use • Develop a feedstock grading system 11 AGRICULTURAL combustion of firewood and inefficiently produced wood charcoal, which may lead to poor indoor air quality problems and causes deforestation in countries where wood harvesting exceeds regeneration rates. 2 B ioenergy refers to the combustion of biomass in such forms as wood, animal waste and traditional charcoal. Modern bioenergy produced through anaerobic digestion of residues; wood pellet heating systems; and other technologies.

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 24 November 2023 English

Renewable energy

issues, social deprivation associated with collecting wood, and scarcity during winter months. Biomass is an

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) represent ninety percent of businesses worldwide. Not only are they important drivers of employment, technological change, and social mobility. They are also essential to …

forests. They cover forest products other than just wood. Friend of the Earth vets companies for how their

OCC: Ontario Chamber of Commerce · 23 November 2023

This includes the role that the business community has and continues to play in the systemic marginalization and exclusion of Indigenous Peoples from social and economic opportunities, from education, employment, …

Northern Cayuga and Oneida East Cree), Nehiyawewin (Plains Cree), and • Dene and other Northern Athabaskan Nihithawiwin (Woods

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

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Global CSS Institute · 23 November 2023 English

To underpin the long-awaited CCS strategy, the European Commission also commissioned two studies; one on the CCS Directive implementing report EU regulation for the development of the market for CO2 …

and peatlands and storage, or direct air carbon wood-based construction capture and storage Figure 3:

UNDP: United Nations Development Programme · 23 November 2023 English

This energy governance policy paper serves as a strategic framework for UNDP teams and their partners to craft cohesive and impactful responses to foster a just energy transition. It intends …

and technological advancement. The transition from wood or manure to coal or to oil and gas was driven by

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