The Biomass Futures Project

C. Panoutsou, A. Bauen, H. Bottcher, S. Leduc, E. Alexopoulou, J. Eleftheriadis, U. Fritsche, K.J. Hennenberg, A. Uslu, B. Elbersen, K. Van Diepen, C. Bowyer & P. Capros
Bioenergy and especially biofuels have been named as ‘crimes to humanity’, the key reasons for ‘food price increases’ and ‘future threats for poverty and starvation’. The lack of clear ‘real­time’ answers on critical questions about the merits assumed to be generated by the implementation of bioenergy can pose a significant risk for policy frameworks and binding targets. The aim of the Biomass Futures project is to use modelling frameworks in order to inform policy with...