ThinkForest briefs

/files/images/thinkforest/bioeconomy/tfbrief_carbonneutrality_cover.jpg : 25Kb ThinkForest brief: Forest biomass, carbon neutrality and climate change mitigation

Published 26 October 2016
Göran Berndes, Bob Abt, Antti Asikainen, Annette Cowie, Virginia Dale, Gustaf Egnell, Marcus Lindner, Luisa Marelli, David Paré, Kim Pingoud and Sonia Yeh

Related event: ThinkForest Roundtable Discussion: Forest biomass sustainability and carbon neutrality (October 2016)

 

 

 

/files/images/thinkforest/cop21/efi_tfbrief_new_role_for_forests_cover.jpg : 27Kb ThinkForest brief: A new role for forests and the forest sector in the EU post-2020 climate targets

Published 1 December 2015
Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Philippe Delacote, David Ellison, Marc Hanewinkel, Marcus Lindner, Martin Nesbit, Markku Ollikainen, Annalisa Savaresi

Related event:  Climate policy targets: How can European forests contribute? (December 2015)

Also available in French:  Un nouveau rôle pour les forêts et le secteur forestier dans les objectifs climatiques de l’Union européenne après 2020

 

 

EFI ThinkForest brief ThinkForest brief: EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Action Plan: Lessons learned and policy implications (pdf)

April 2015
Ragnar Jonsson, Alexandru Giurca, Mauro Masiero, Ed Pepke, Davide Pettenella, Jeffrey Prestemon and Georg Winkel

This brief summarizes the lessons learned and policy implications from Assessment of the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Action Plan, which was published in the European Forest Institute's From Science to Policy series in 2015.

Related event: Assessing the impact of the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Action Plan (April 2015)

 

ThinkForest brief: brief_bioeconomy.jpg : 23Kb Future of the European Forest-Based Sector and Bioeconomy (pdf)

November 2014 (updated November 2015)
Lauri Hetemäki, Hans Fredrik Hoen and Peter Schwarzbauer

This brief summarizes the policy recommendations of Future of the European Forest-Based Sector: Structural Changes Towards Bioeconomy, which was published in European Forest Institute's What Science Can Tell Us series in 2014.

Related event: Forests and the bioeconomy: future steps (November 2014)

 

thinkforest_brief_forest_bioenergy-1.jpg : 24Kb ThinkForest brief: Forest Bioenergy in Europe: Reassessment needed (pdf)

March 2014
Lauri Hetemäki, Bart Muys, Paavo Pelkonen and Davide Pettenella

This brief highlights and summarizes the policy recommendations set out in Forest Bioenergy for Europe, published in the European Forest Institute's What Science Can Tell Us series in 2014.

Related event: Forest bioenergy in Europe - Towards sustainable options (March 2014)

 

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ThinkForest brief:  Integrating biodiversity conservation in forest management (pdf)

January 2014 (updated September 2015)
Daniel Kraus, Frank Krumm, Marc Palahí and Andreas Schuck

This brief is based on the project carried out in 2011–2013 titled INTEGRATE – Integration of nature protection in forest management and its relation to other forest functions and services. It presents policy recommendations based on the findings of the final report of the project, published in 2013. 

Related event: Integrating biodiversity conservation in forest management (February 2014)
ThinkForest in the forest: biodiversity and forest management (October 2015)

 

brief_forest_governance_cover_small.jpg : 29Kb ThinkForest brief: European Forest Governance: issues at stake and way forward (pdf)

September 2013
Helga Pülzl, Karl Hogl and Peter Mayer

This brief is based on a scientific assessment carried out in 2013 in the context of the ThinkForest high-level discussion forum. It highlights and summarizes the policy recommendations set out in “ European forest governance: Issues at stake and the way forward”, published in the European Forest Institute's What Science Can Tell Us series in 2013.

Related events: Future of European Forest Governance (November 2013)
European Forest Governance - Issues at Stake and the Way Forward (January 2013)