Conference: Forestry and Biomass - economical use of resources
Dutch Green MEP Bas Eickhout organises with support of environmental organisations a conference about the economical use of wood. The demand for wood is growing dramatically worldwide, partly because wood serves as fuel for power plants that run on biomass. This has a visible impact on forests in Europe and beyond.
DATE: November 10, 2011, 14:00
PLACE: European Parliament, Brussels
13.00 - 14.00 Welcoming remarks and introduction by Bas Eickhout, MEP, Greens/EFA
Pending issues on biomass - Joost Van de Velde, DG Environment, European Commission
Availability of forest resources in Europe - Mark Lindner, European Forest Institute
Global wood supply - Sten Nilsson, former director of IIASA