Climate policy after COP21

Climate policy after COP21: Implications for the European forest-based sector

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15 March 2016  at the International Press Centre, Brussels

 

Hosted by Elisabeth Köstinger, MEP and chaired by Göran Persson, ThinkForest president

 

Keynote speaker: Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Finland

 

News release: Forests central to climate and bioeconomy transformation

 

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The ThinkForest event ‘Climate policy after COP21: Implications for the European forest-based sector’ was held at the International Press Centre, Brussels on 15 March 2016.

Kimmo Tiilikainen

 

Marie Donnelly

Forests and the forest sector can play an unprecedented role in meeting the Paris Agreement and EU climate policy targets.

Discussions focused on:

  • The role of the bioeconomy in climate mitigation
  • Implications of climate and energy policies
  • Policy implications of the EFI climate policy and forest-based sector study
  • The forest-based sector and climate policy: mitigation, sink and storage

Panellists

 

Networking at the International Press Centre

More information

If you have any questions about events, please contact Ulla Vänttinen, European Forest Institute (ulla.vanttinen @ efi.int).

Further information is also available from Prof. Lauri Hetemäki, Assistant Director, European Forest Institute (lauri.hetemaki @ efi.int)

 

Photos: Simon Pugh Photography