19 Jun '17, 1pm

IRENA, FAO and IEA Bioenergy develop brief on Bioenergy for Sustainable Development

The brief finds that large amounts of bioenergy can be produced while the world meets its food needs and climate goals and that bioenergy can also promote development, create jobs, enrich the land and improve livelihoods. Bioenergy is key to sustainable development, since it enhances energy access and reduces reliance on fossil fuels, thereby helping to mitigate climate change. It currently makes up a large share of the cost-effective options for increasing renewable energy use. Bioenergy has a role to play in every energy sector – in the power sector for flexibility to balance wind and solar, in process heat and materials for industry, in heating systems and stoves for buildings, and displacing fossil fuels for transport - especially for aviation, marine shipping and heavy freight transport. It can help meet UN sustainable development goals for climate change action, food...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/biomass/irena-fao...

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