Congratulations to CERE Dr Mathilda Eriksson who successfully defended her thesis The Role of the Forest in Climate Policy on May 26, 2016. The opponent Professor Brent L. Sohngen gave an overall description of the thesis where he emphasized the importance of the DICE and RICE models developed by Nordhaus for the forest policy. The thesis consists of four papers, with aim to contribute to the understanding of the role of the forests as a mitigation strategy in global climate policy. The emphasize relies on the role of forest in controlling climate change. It seems like forests play a crucial part in the global carbon cycle.
Full access to Mathilda’s thesis