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Agrofuels and bioenergy

Working paper: The risks of large-scale biosequestration in the context of Carbon Dioxide Removal

October 2017

Declaration: Large-Scale Bioenergy Must Be Excluded from the Renewable Energy Definition
February 2016

Report: “Biomyths, the Costly Carbon Scam of Bioenergy”
The report exposes how large-scale bioenergy is being promoted as a replacement to some fossil fuels, based on what it calls the myth of its “carbon neutrality”

December 2015

Bioenergy Out: Why bioenergy should not be included in the next EU Renewable Energy Directive
Joint briefing by NOAH (Friends of the Earth Denmark), Biofuelwatch, Econexus, Global Forest Coalition, World Rainforest Movement, Rettet den Regenwald e.V./Rainforest Rescue, and Corporate Europe ObservatorySeptember 2015
A Global Overview of Wood-based Bioenergy: Production, Consumption, Trends and Impacts

November 2014

Wood Bioenergy: Green Land Grabs For Dirty ‘Renewable’ Energy

October 2013

 An Overview of the Development of Genetically Engineered Trees in South America

October 2012

Sustainable Biomass: A Modern Myth

September 2012

An Executive Summary of the Report is also available here

Genetically Engineered Trees: An Overview of Latin America
June 2012
Updated: Sustainable Energy for All – Or Sustained Profits for a Few?

June 2012

Bio-economy versus Biodiversity
April 2012
Analysis of the State of GE Trees and Advanced Bioenergy

March 2012

 GFC Submission to the UNFCCC on Issues regarding Agriculture
(under article 76 of the COP17 LCA decision)
March 2012
Sustainable Energy for All – Or Sustained Profits for a Few?

February 2012

 

 
 Biochar: Science before Markets!

June 2011

 Food Insecurity and Land Grabbing as a result of REDD+ and Bioenergy

June 2011

 Wood-based bio-energy, the green lie

May 2010

The true cost of agrofuels

Impacts on food, forests, people and the climate
Current and future technologies for agrofuels: path to deforestation, climate change and loss of livelihoods

2008

From meals to wheels 

The Social and Ecological Catastrophe of Agrofuels

May 2007

A Global Overview of Wood-based Bioenergy: Production, Consumption, Trends and Impacts