Issue No 7  December 2000

has been compiled by Tina Etherington and Miguel A. Trossero , Wood and Non-Wood Products Utilization Branch (FOPW) of the FAO Forest Products Division.


 

 

Table of Contents

INFORMATION

EDITORIAL

SPECIAL FEATURES
Wood energy information in Africa
Collaboration between FAO's forest energy activities and IEA Bioenergy
Bioenergy, poverty and rural development nexus

FORESTS BRANCH OFF ... into carbon sequestration and substitution
Memorias de la Reunión latinoamericana sobre «Los bosques y la mitigación del cambio climático»
Bibliographies
Carbon sequestration in forests - ten most frequently asked questions
Forest and land-use change carbon sequestration projects
German paper industry's position on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
Prima Klima - el hombre y el árbol en CO2-operación
Argentine environment groups oppose European Climate Change Tree Planting Project
New Horizons in the Study of the Carbon Cycle
The Overstory
Trade of certified emissions reduction: impacts on Uruguay
World Resources Institute and climate change
Vanuatu and the Clean Development Mechanism
Verification of country-level carbon stocks and exchanges in non-Annex I countries

NEWS AND NOTES
Ashden Award for Renewable Energy
Asian and Pacific Development Centre (APDC)
Bioenergy and employment
Bioenergy and jobs: a link to promoting sustainable energy development
Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology (CREST)
Charcoal Potential in Southern Africa (CHAPOSA)
Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production (COSPP)
ENERGIA
European Biomass Industry Association
Global Futures Bulletin
L'Annuaire ITEBE 2000
Oven-and-retort kiln for conversion of sugar-cane trash into char
Partnership management - supplying fuelwood to towns and cities
Terminología dendroenergética unificada
Trees outside forests: the woodfuel production context
Utrecht Centre for Energy Research (UCE)
World leaders to promote renewable energy

FOCUS ON ... Sweden
Swedish city buses run on ethanol
Bioalcohol Fuel Foundation
Swedish Climate Change Programme
Swedish National Energy Administration
IBEX reEnergy - Business potential in renewable energy

COUNTRY COMPASS
Bhutan
Brasil
China
Colombia
Finland
India
Mali
México
Netherlands
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Zambia

EVENTS OF INTEREST
Woody biomass as an energy source - challenges in Europe
China Energy and Western Regional Economic Development
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Sixth Session of the Conference of the Parties of
the Convention (COP 6)

2nd Annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum
What energy options for Europe in 2020?
Fifth Biomass Conference of the Americas
World Renewable Energy Congress - VII
Indoor Air 2002 - 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate

PUBLICATIONS
The role of wood energy in Near East countries
Institutional and legal aspects regulating wood energy activities in European countries
Industrial uses of biomass energy - the example of Brazil
Understanding America's climate change policy: realpolitik, pluralism and ethical norms

WEB SITES
Forest Energy Forum
Australian Biomass Taskforce
Australian Greenhouse Office
Inter-Agency Task Force on Energy
RWEDP's Web site and CD-ROM
Synergies
Groupe Africain d'Appui

POINTS OF VIEW
End of car pollution?
Más energía en Internet? Un estudio de KPMG Consulting


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