19 June 2020, 10-12h CEST Public Webinar: Climate effects of the forest-based sector in the European Union

Jun 19, 2020

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10.00 Opening and presentation of the study
Jori Ringman, Director General, Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi)

10.15 Interpretation of key findings
Dr Peter Holmgren, Forestry specialist and the former Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research, study author

10:35 Comments on link between sink, sequestration and substitution
Fanny-Pomme Langue, Secretary General, Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF)

10:40 Comments on the contribution of wood and carbon storage in wood products
Patrizio Antonicoli, Secretary General, European Confederation of Woodworking industries (CEI-Bois)

10.45 Policy perspective on the climate effect of forest-based products
Alfonso Gutierrez Teira Head of Sector for Forestry, Unit D.4. – Environment, climate change, forestry & bioeconomy, DG AGRI, European Commission

11:15 Q&A

12:00 End of the webinar