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Boreal Forests and Climate Change - From Impacts to Adaptation EFR

Tuesday, March 21 , 2023 1380

The policy brief: "Boreal Forests and climate change – from impacts to adaptation" adopted at the last COFFI session in November 2022 is now available here.

The document outlines the main expected environmental and economic impacts of climate change on boreal forests, highlights ongoing research about the role of boreal forests in climate change mitigation and outlines possible adaptation pathways. It builds on research conducted by experts of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe/The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNECE/FAO) Team of Specialists on Boreal Forests and the International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA). It aims to provide policymakers, experts and the general public with information about boreal forests in the context of climate change.

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