IEA Bioenergy Task 45 relevant publications and presentations
Aug 2021 – Sustainability governance of bioenergy and the broader bioeconomy. Technical paper prepared for Task 45 and GBEP Task Force on Sustainability. Available here
Aug 2021 – Strategic deployment of riparian buffers and windbreaks in Europe can co-deliver biomass and environmental benefits. Communications Earth & Environment, available open access here
May 2021 – Applying a science-based systems perspective to dispel misconceptions about climate effects of forest bioenergy. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, available open access here
May 2021 – Bioenergy for climate change mitigation: scale and sustainability, Global Change Biology Bioenergy, available open access here
May 2021 – Contribution of Biomass Supply Chains for Bioenergy to Sustainable Development Goals. Land 2021, 10(2), 181; available open access here
Feb 2021 – There are concurrent media campaigns and publications questioning the use of woody biomass for renewable energy production. This publication comments some of the issues raised in the campaign. Campaigns questioning the use of woody biomass for energy are missing key facts. Available here.
Sept 2020 – Key findings and notes from the round table discussion on the IPCC report on climate change and land. Available here.
Aug 2020 – Articles and statements in the media have raised concerns over the climate effects of bioenergy from managed forests. As some of these statements seem to reflect misconceptions about forest bioenergy, IEA Bioenergy has prepared a brief document presenting key facts about the use of forest biomass for climate change mitigation The use of forest biomass for climate change mitigation: dispelling some misconceptions. Available here
Jul 2020 – Report of a workshop held on 25 November 2019 in Berlin, and synthesis of presented studies. Roles of bioenergy in energy system pathways towards a “well-below-2-degrees-Celsius (WB2)” world. Available here.
Triennium Reports on IEA Bioenergy Tasks’ Activities 2016-2018:
IEA-Bioenergy Task 38, Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems
IEA-Bioenergy Task 40, Sustainable biomass markets and international trade to support the biobased economy
IEA-Bioenergy Task 43, Biomass Feedstocks for Energy Markets
Relevant publications from Task 43 – Biomass Feedstocks for Energy Markets
2019 – Sustainable Landscape Management for Bioenergy and the Bioeconomy – Report from Joint IEA Bioenergy Task 43 & FAO Workshop, 11-12th October 2018, Rome, Italy
2019 – IEA Bioenergy Task 43 2019:06 Attractive Systems for Bioenergy Feedstock Production in Sustainably Managed Landscapes Contributions to the Call
2018 – Feasibility of verifying sustainable forest management principles for secondary feedstock to produce wood pellets for co-generation of electricity in the Netherlands
2017 – Stump Harvesting Impact on Climate and Environment
Jul 2020 – Roles of bioenergy in energy system pathways towards a “well-below-2-degrees-Celsius (WB2)” world. Report of a workshop held on 25 November 2019 in Berlin, and synthesis of presented studies
Oct 2019 – ExCo83 workshop: Governing sustainability in biomass supply chains for the bioeconomy – Summary and conclusions
2019 – Measuring, governing and gaining support for sustainable bioenergy supply chains – Main findings and recommendations
2018 – Inter-Task Sustainability of Bioenergy Supply Chains. How to Analyse Ecosystem Services in Landscapes.
Forests and the climate – Manage for maximum wood production or leave the forest as a carbon sink? Report from a conference held on March 12–13, 2018, in Stockholm Sweden, organized by the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Presentations at IEA Bioenergy webinars
2019 – Perception and Positions of Stakeholders towards Bioenergy.
2018 – Biomass Production in Sustainably Managed Landscapes
2018 – Approaches to Gain Trust in Sustainability of Bioenergy through Credible Governance
2018 – The IEA Bioenergy Roadmap: Delivering Sustainable Bioenergy
Presentations at the IEA Bioenergy Task 45 workshop on forests and the climate, 13-14 May 2020 on Zoom
International workshop, Athens, G.A. U.S. May 1 – 3 2019. Adequacy of spatial databases for conducting risk assessments of sustainable wood sourcing practices of the U.S. industrial wood pellet industry supplying European energy demand.
Forests and the climate – Manage for maximum wood production or leave the forest as a carbon sink? Report from a conference held on March 12–13, 2018, in Stockholm Sweden, organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences