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Forest biomass is considered a key resource in moving towards global renewable energy goals. Energy generated from wood or forestry by-products can exist in a bioenergy cycle, which is largely carbon neutral and sustainable, while simultaneously reducing waste from other forestry processes.

Coppice forest. Photo: Markéta Machová / Pixabay

JRC report examines ‘wicked problem’ of bioenergy from woody biomass

Bioenergy as a ‘wicked problem’ Forests are often seen as a promising solution for the two major environmental crises of our era: climate change and the...

Innovative eco-construction with insulation panels of Mediterranean wood and cork

In Europe, the wood used to produce cross laminated timber (CLT) that is currently used for ecological construction generally grows in productive forests in...

Seeing the wood in the forests: First issue of the EFI Knowledge to Action...

We need to accelerate the transition from the existing global fossil and wasteful economy towards a renewable economy: a circular bioeconomy. If we are...

ROSEWOOD Map Viewer: best practices and innovations for the forestry community

The European H2020 initiative ROSEWOOD, which aims at mobilising more wood and offering a major opportunity for Europe develop a sustainable biobased economy, recently...

Predoctoral fellow on forest mechanisation & harvesting

The Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) opens a vacancy for a predoctoral fellow on forest mechanisation and harvesting for the Bioeconomy...

New Date! First Forum on Biomass in Catalonia

2 April 2019 in Solsona, Spain. The Director of the Strategic Committee to promote the use of energy from forestry and agriculture biomass...

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Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times

On 14 March TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS presented a study analysing factors affecting future wood supply in Europe such as climate change, land use...

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