Johnston2015: Burning wood to save the globe?

Last Updated on November 3, 2021 by admin

Johnston and Van Kooten argue that it does not make sense in the short (up to 100 years) perspective to extract fuel from forests if the goal is to reduce the greenhouse effect. The conclusion that can be drawn from this is that a rapid transition to a bio-based economy would bring us closer to climate tipping points. Read the whole paper in Ecological Economics. A pdf may be found here.