A new role for forests and the forest sector in the EU post-2020 climate targets

G.J. Nabuurs, Philippe Delacote, David Ellison, Marc Hanewinkel, Marcus Lindner, Martin Nesbit, Markku Ollikainen, Annalisa Savaresi

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We are living in a time of accelerated changes and unprecedented global challenges: energy security, natural resource scarcity, biodiversity loss, fossil-resource dependence and climate change. Yet the challenges also demand new solutions and offer new opportunities. The cross-cutting nature of forests and the forest-based sector provides a strong basis to address these interconnected societal challenges, while supporting the development of a European bioeconomy. The |European Forest Institue is an unbiased, science-based international organisation that provides the best forest science knowledge and information for better informed policy making. EFI provides support for decision-takers, policy makers and institutions, bringing together cross-boundery scientific knowledge and expertise to strengthen science-policy dialogue.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuropean Forest Institute
Number of pages30
ISBN (Electronic)9789525980219
ISBN (Print)9789525980202
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameFrom Science to Policy


  • forestry
  • environmental policy
  • land use
  • european union
  • carbon sequestration
  • forests
  • biomass production
  • biobased economy

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