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How can wood construction reduce environmental degradation?
In the EU, the construction sector employs currently more than 12 million people and accounts for 42% of the total energy consumption as well as 35% of the total greenhouse gas emissions,...
Sankey diagrams of woody biomass flows in the EU-28
Sankey diagrams of woody biomass flows in the European Union as a whole are now available for the years 2009 to 2015 on the European Commission’s Knowledge Centre for Bioeconomy w...
The impact on global wood-product markets of increasing consumption of wood pellets within the European Union
The targets for renewable energy set by the European Union have resulted in a surge in consumption of wood pellets, and the demand is expected to further increase the next decade. We use...
Brief on forestry biomass production
This brief on forestry biomass production is one out of a series of Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre briefs which intend to provide independent evidence for EU policy in this field. The following...
Recent and abrupt increase in forest harvesting in Europe
Science for Policy Brief Key messages A new study (Ceccherini et al., 2020) reported a recent and abrupt increase in the forest area and biomass harvested in the EU...
Abrupt increase in harvested forest area over Europe after 2015
Forests provide a series of ecosystem services that are crucial to our society. In the European Union (EU), forests account for approximately 38% of the total land surface. These...
The EU bioeconomy: supporting an employment shift downstream in the wood-based value chains?
Monitoring employment in the European wood-based bioeconomy requires reliable, consistent and comparable statistics across subsectors and over time. Statistics concerning employment in wood-based industries—the main c...
Raw Materials Scoreboard 2018
The Raw Materials Scoreboard (henceforth ‘RM Scoreboard’), a cornerstone of the European Union Raw Materials Knowledge Base (EURMKB) and an integral and permanent part of the Raw Materials Inf...
The database table contains all the datasets needed to build the charts in the country profiles section of the RMIS. The columns of the tables are: country, year, value, stage, description...
EU Biofuels Annual Reports
EU Biofuels Annual Reports by USDA Foreign Agricultural Service