Pitfalls and potentials: the role of bioenergy in the EU climate and energy policy post 2020

Ian Carey Submissions

European Governments are increasingly relying on bioenergy as a cheap way to meet targets for renewable energy. Bioenergy represented 62% of EU’s renewable energy use in 2012. But new evidence on the real climate impacts and other environmental and social impacts of bioenergy has made its use increasingly controversial. Sustainable bioenergy has a role to play in Europe’s transition to …

Ian CareyPitfalls and potentials: the role of bioenergy in the EU climate and energy policy post 2020