European Commission proposes to assess sustainability of forest biomass through risk-based approach
Today, the European Commission presented proposal for new sustainability criteria for forest biomass, as a part of the Clean Energy package. European forest owners and managers are reiterating their concerns over the introduction of a new system for forest biomass sustainability.
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.