EU policy for bioenergy sustainability – discussions ahead of the European Commission’s proposal
The European Commission is preparing a policy for sustainable bioenergy and with the finalisation of the Impact Assessment by the Secretariat-General, the discussions are now taking place at the political level. Ahead of the policy proposal, CEPF and EUSTAFOR sent a letter to EC
Debate over climate benefits of bioenergy continues – new EFI study sheds light on the issue
On 12 October, the European Forest Institute (EFI) published a timely report on forest biomass, carbon neutrality and climate change mitigation. CEPF very much welcomes the report as the issue of carbon neutrality is a much debated topic in Brussels.
Swedish Forest Owners’ Delegation in Brussels
The Commission proposal on the inclusion of LULUCF into the EU 2030 Climate and Energy framework and the upcoming sustainability policy for solid biomass were the main topics discussed during the visit of LRF Forest Owners' Board in Brussels on 21-22 October.
Raw materials scoreboard published – main findings concerning wood supply
The new raw materials scoreboard - an initiative of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials - shows that EU's forests have been increasing over many decades, with an average of 60% of the growth being harvested.