Bioenergy in media
Here you will find a selection of articles on bioenergy in the media.
Biomass and biofuels in the EU: Emotion-based policymaking?
The European Commission’s tinkering on biomass policy effectively promotes oil over economically viable and sustainable biofuels, writes Francis X. Johnson.
Short-term views on forest climate benefits is a mistake
The Commission’s land-use proposal risks being a step backwards in transitioning to a fossil fuel-free economy. Mårten Larsson, senior vice-president of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation, explains the alternatives.
Norway’s Statkraft to make biofuel from wood chips and other waste
Norwegian utility Statkraft has found a way to produce biofuel from wood chippings and other solid organic waste, which it says replicates in minutes a process that made crude oil underground over millions of years.
FAO official: Food-based biofuels not necessarily bad
Brazil demonstrates that sugar cane cultivation can supply both food and ethanol for fuel without harming the environment or pushing up food prices, a senior official from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has…
Bioenergy biggest renewable source, says WBA
The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) has launched its WBA Global Bioenergy Statistics report for 2017. The report claims that across the world, bioenergy remains the biggest source of renewable energy.
Sweden, Germany and France are the EU’s climate leaders, says study
European leaders have vowed to continue fighting climate change after President Donald Trump announced last night he was pulling the US out of the Paris climate agreement.
Latvia to amend its biofuels legislation
The Economy Ministry of Latvia has proposed a number of amendments to its biofuel legislation with the aim of increasing the share of renewable energy in transport and meet the EU Renewable Energy Directive target for member states.
New bioenergy roadmap guide released jointly by IEA and FAO
As a flexible and competitive source of renewable energy, bioenergy can play a key role in decarbonising energy systems by responding to the needs of a wide range of demand profiles in the electricity, buildings, and transport sectors.