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Carbon removals by European forests – Technical report for the EEA report 'The environment in the European Union at the turn of the century'

Dr Risto Pinen, Dr Timo Karjalainen, Dr Jari Liski, Mr Ari Pussinen, Mr Gert-Jan Nabuurs

In this report from 1999, forest carbon balances from EU countries have been compared using three approaches. The analysis shows that carbon sequestration can form only a small part of the EU Kyoto Protocol commitment for 2008-2012, although the potential for carbon sequestration can vary considerably between countries.

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