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Panel discussion about bioenergy

In connection to the Nordic Clean Energy Week in Malmö and the International Energy Ministerial Meeting in Malmö and Copenhagen May 2018, CEC and Climate-KIC hosted a panel discussion with researchers and experts on bioenergy.

Bioenergy is the largest form of renewable energy worldwide generating more energy than wind, solar and hydropower combined. In the coming decades a huge increase in demand of biomass for energy purposes is expected. Where will this biomass come from and what are the impacts of this increased usage?

Prof. Markku Rummukainen, CEC, Lund University

Prof. Lars J Nilsson, Office director at Environmental and Energy Systems Studies, Lund University

Prof. Henrik Smith, Director CEC, Lund University
Gustaf Egnell, Department of Forest Ecology and Management; Forest-based Bioenergy Unit, The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Prof. Lennart Olsson, LUCSUS, Lund University
Prof. Semida Silveira, Head of Energy and Climate Studies Group, KTH
Bharadwaj Kummamuru, Executive Director, World Bioenergy Organisation


Mainstreaming ecosystem services in Agricultural production

Workshop organized by the CEC and the strategic research area BECC November 21–22 2017.

  • How to interact with farmers to develop tools for assessment of ecosystem services – Johanna Alkan Olsson, CEC Lund University
  • Five hammers, one nail. Evaluating effects of CAP greening alternatives on ecosystem services – Yann Clough, CEC Lund University
  • Ecosystem services in decision making – Hanna Östergård, Naturvårdsverket
  • Synthesis of Agricultural Evidence – Neal Haddaway, Mistra Eviem-SEI 
  • EKLIPSE: approach, process and envisioned contribution to the CAP – Zoi Konstantinou, University of Porto
  • From research to policy – Helena Johansson, Agrifood Lund University
  • How can we involve farmers in creating and exchanging knowledge? – Mark Brady, Agrifood Lund University and SLU
  • Are we asking the right questions? – Tim Benton, University of Leeds 


Professor Markku Rummukainen

Comments on the IPCC AR5 report, Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis 



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