Friday, March 20, 2009

Scientific Facts on Forests & Energy

This Digest is a faithful summary of the leading scientific consensus report produced in 2008 by the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO): "Forests and Energy, Key Issues" Learn more...

Level 1: Summary

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Context - In coming years, the world’s energy consumption is expected to increase dramatically. While fossil fuels will remain a important source of energy, renewable energies will also gain importance, as a result of concerns over high fossil fuel prices, increasing greenhouse gas emissions and energy import dependence.

Could biofuels derived from forestry products and residues help meet the energy demand?

Level 2 - Details on Forests & Energy

Level 3 - Source on Forests & Energy

The texts in Level 3 are directy quoted from:
Source & ©: FAO Forests and Energy, Key Issues More...