Get this: 70 percent of Americans, including 69 percent of 18 to 24 year-olds, say they prefer reading print and paper communications to reading off a screen, according to a recent survey commissioned by Two Sides, an organization of graphic communications suppliers.

(That doesn't mean they don't want electronic publications. They may want both print and electronic).

The report also cites sources, including the U.S. Forest Service and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, asserting that the amount of forestland in the United States has remained nearly the same over the last century and that the major cause of global deforestation is not papermaking, but the conversion of tropical rainforests to agricultural land.

Now, about those paper handouts...