Tag: IPCC report

IPCC report says bioenergy vital to staying below 2 degrees C but cautioned how it’s done

IPCC report says bioenergy vital to staying below 2 degrees C but cautioned how it’s done

August 8, 2019 |

In Switzerland, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its new Special Report on Climate Change and Land that there are limits to the contribution of land to addressing climate change, for instance through the cultivation of energy crops and afforestation. It says that bioenergy is vital if society is going to keep under the […]

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IPCC report seen slamming biofuels and mass reforestation over food security impacts this week

IPCC report seen slamming biofuels and mass reforestation over food security impacts this week

August 5, 2019 |

In Germany, Agence France Presse reports that the International Panel on Climate Change is set to release a major report on Thursday that will change the conversation on biofuels from one of “win-win” to “trade-offs” between biofuels, food security and forests, saying that major land use changes to biofuel production and forests for carbon sinks […]

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Leaked IPCC report warns bioenergy should be promoted but limited to not risk food security

Leaked IPCC report warns bioenergy should be promoted but limited to not risk food security

July 18, 2019 |

In Germany, a leaked version of the final draft summary of an upcoming IPCC report says that bioenergy can provide benefits in reducing and mitigating climate change but it must be managed in such a way that does not risk food security, desertification and land degradation. The researchers estimate that in order to reduce those […]

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