Renewable Matter # 11 / July-August

Bioenergy Integrated in the Bio-based Economy is Needed to Meet Climate Targets

by Maurizio Cocchi

In order to keep the increase of Earth’s temperature within 2 °C we should not release more than 1,000 billion tonnes of carbon. Since we have already reached 730, immediate and efficient solutions are needed. The sustainable use of biomasses is one of them.


The 24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam has provided a unique overview of the state of play of the biomass sector and of its fundamental role in achieving the transition to a low carbon economy. After the historical Climate agreement at COP21, international institutions and scientific organizations agree that biomass and the bio-based economy are crucial to meet...

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