Reports and Plans that Highlight Importance of Bioenergy for:

Climate Change

California 2022 Climate Change Scoping Plan, adopted by the California Air Resources Board in November 2022.

Pathways to Carbon Neutrality in California – The Bioenergy Opportunity, Stanford University, 2022.

Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Strategy, adopted by the California Air Resources Board in 2017.

Getting to Neutral – Options for Carbon Negative Emissions in California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2020.

California Forest Carbon Plan, adopted by the California Environmental Protection Agency and the California Natural Resources Agency in 2018.

Energy Reliability

Integrated Energy Policy Report, Volume III, adopted by the California Energy Commission in 2021.

What is different about different net-zero carbon electricity systems, Baik et al, published in Energy and Climate Change, 2021.

Clean Firm Power is the Key to California’s Carbon-Free Energy Future, Long et al, published in Issues in Science and Technology, 2021.

Optionality, Flexibility, and Innovation, Energy Futures Initiative, 2019.

Forest Health

Accelerating Forest Restoration, The Nature Conservancy and Bain & Company, 2020.

Recommendations to Expand Wood and Biomass Utilization in California, adopted by the California Board of Forestry’s Joint Institute for Wood Products Innovation, 2020.