The climate effect of increased forest bioenergy use in Sweden: evaluation at different spatial and temporal scales

  title={The climate effect of increased forest bioenergy use in Sweden: evaluation at different spatial and temporal scales},
  author={Olivia Cintas and G{\"o}ran Berndes and Annette L. Cowie and Gustaf Egnell and Hampus Holmstr{\"o}m and G{\"o}ran I. {\AA}gren},
  journal={Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment},
Bioenergy from boreal forests managed for productive purposes (e.g., pulp, timber) is commonly held to offer attractive options for climate change mitigation. However, this view has been challenged in recent years. Carbon balances, cumulative radiative forcing, and average global temperature change have been calculated for a variety of bioenergy management regimes in Swedish forests, and the results support the view that an increased use of forest biomass for energy in Sweden can contribute to… 

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