Bioenergy Will Play Critical Role in Decarbonizing Transport, Heating & Cooling – Report

Bioenergy is the “sleeping giant” of renewables, according to a new report from the Biofuture Platform, a new 20-country effort to realize the sustainable use of renewable biomass. Both globally and domestically, bioenergy makes up roughly half of all renewable consumption, and includes biofuels, biomass power, and waste-to-energy technologies (though wind and solar power’s market share are growing quickly).  In recognition of the important, but often overlooked role that bioenergy will need to play in mitigating climate change in multiple sectors, the Biofuture Platform was created, a government-led, stakeholder initiative to support the development of a sustainable, low carbon bioeconomy. 

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