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Group of NGOs speak out – Bioenergy is not renewable

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When one considers the International Energy Agency’s definition for renewable energy, ‘energy derived from natural processes, like sunlight and wind, that are replenished at a faster rate than they are consumed’, one should think twice about bioenergy being fed by crops and forests as being renewable. With such strong arguments in mind, an international coalition of […]

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Bioenergy and Europe’s quest for a ‘circular economy’

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By Lisa Benedetti, BirdLife Europe Europe is on the move to become a ‘circular economy’ which is more competitive and resource efficient. The goal is a more circular flow of materials and energy so that Europeans use and consume in a way that creates minimal waste and puts less pressure on natural resources on this […]

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Biodiesel consumption increased in 2014

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Taken from the Transport & Environment Bulletin, September edition. New figures show the amount of biofuels being used for transport in the EU rose by 6.1% in 2014, but the increase is less than the fall in transport biofuels registered in 2013. The rise suggests trends are going in the wrong direction as biodiesel takes […]