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About this Digest on Forests & Energy

  1. Source for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Source for this Digest

The material content of the texts on Level 3 is directly sourced from
"Forests and Energy, Key Issues" , a report of the FAO produced in 2008. The paper draws upon two comprehensive studies commissioned by FAO in 2007: Forests and energy in developing countries (Ivan Tomaselli, Brazil) and Forests and energy in OECD countries (Warren Mabee and Jack Saddler, Canada).

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by the GreenFacts Editorial Team in collaboration with Dr Ann Griswold, PhD.

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by Ann Griswold, PhD on 29 December 2008 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Second draft

The second draft of this Digest was produced on 22 January 2009 by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Preliminary and Peer review

The final draft of this Digest was produced in on 13 February 2009 by GreenFacts after peer review by 4 independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review form).

These reviewers were:

  • Dr Josep Canadell, Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP), Australia
  • Dr Rose Simmone, Forest Products and Industries Division, FAO, Italy
  • Dr Miguel Trossero, Forest Products and Industries Division, FAO, Italy
  • Dr Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands

Final corrections were added under the supervision of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in early March 2009.

Publication

Final publication was authorized by the President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board on 13 March 2009.

Press Release

17 March 2009

What role could forests play in future energy supply?

Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

No update or revision at present.

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