Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems

Hunter Valley, Australia 2013

Building the Future – Biomass for the Environment, Economy and Society

Expert Working Meeting at
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Australia November 25th 2013

Organized by

Task 38 – Greenhouse Gas Balances of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems

Hosted by: Bioenergy Australia

Objectives and results of the working meeting

On November 25, 2013 Task 38 hosted an expert meeting on Quantifying Climate Change Effects of Bioenergy at Crown Plaza Hunter Valley. It was a special session presented as part of the 2013 Bioenergy Australia Conference.  Click this link for the Conference Handbook


Working meeting programme

Perspectives on the Timing of Benefits of Forest- Based Bioenergy
Annette Cowie (Australia)

Reconsideration of the Land Use Baseline May Have a Significant Impact on the GHG Balances of Agro-Bioenergy
Kati Koponen (Finland)

GHG Impact Dynamics of Bioenergy from Boreal Forests
Sampo Soimakallio (Finland)

Status of Global Regulatory LCA Use in the Implementation of Biofuels Programs
Helena Chum (USA)

Climate Mitigation of Woody Biomass Systems
Leif Gustavsson (Sweden)

GHG Balances for Biofuels from Wood
Jan Ros (Netherlands)

Land Use Change and Other Factors Affecting Climate Change Benefits of Sugarcane Ethanol in Brazil
Regis Leal (Brazil)

Recent Insights in Assessment of Climate Forcing Associated with Bioenergy Systems
Ryan Bright (Norway)