Sustainability Criteria for Solid and Gaseous Biomass - Can Voluntary Approaches Ever be Efficient?

K. Blazejewska
Sustainability criteria for solid and gaseous biomass have been assessed in this work with regard to their legal enforceability in the context of the EU goals related to greenhouse gases emission reduction, promotion of renewable energy sources, and expansion of international biomass market. Present and future substantial growth of the volume of biomass imports to the EU territory results from constantly increasing demand for bioenergy production and can have adverse effects on many aspects of...