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GLOSSARY ITEM | 18 May 2021
Roundwood that will be used as fuel for purposes such as cooking, heating or power production. It includes wood harvested from main stems, branches and other parts...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
Sawnwood is wood that has been produced either by sawing lengthways or by a profile-chipping process and, with a few exceptions, is greater than 6 millimetres (mm) in thickness. Eurostat b...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
Roundwood production (the term is also used as a synonym for removals in the context of forestry) comprises all quantities of wood removed from the forest and other wooded land, or other...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
The biodegradable fraction of products, waste and residues from biological origin from agriculture, including vegetal and animal substances, from forestry and related industries, fisheries and aquaculture, as well as the biodegradable fraction...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Economic growth and social progress which is sustainable in the future, not only for the present but also the coming generations. It combines economic development with protection of the environment and social...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Covers consumption of the energy sector itself, losses during transformation (for example, from oil or gas into electricity) and distribution of energy, and the final consumption by end users. It...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Are ligneous crops, meaning trees or shrubs, not grown in rotation, but occupying the soil and yielding harvests for several (usually more than five) consecutive years. Permanent...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Liquid manure is urine from domestic animals including possibly a small amount of excrement and/or water. Eurostat b, Glossary, accessed 14 October 2016 Source...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Greenhouse gases constitute a group of gases contributing to global warming and climate change. The Kyoto Protocol, an environmental agreement adopted by many of the parties to the United Nations Framework...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Capacity of a greenhouse gas to influence radiative forcing, expressed in terms of a reference substance (for example, CO2-equivalent units) and specified time horizon (e.g. GWP 20...