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Biomass policy under the spotlight as EU talks kick off

The European Union's proposed new biomass policy has enough built-in safeguards to ensure it doesn't lead to additional carbon emissions, an EU official told a EURACTIV event last week, amid warnings that the policy risks making global warming worse by increasing deforestation.

As final talks to rewrite the EU's Renewable Energy Directive kick off on Tuesday (27 February), campaigners are lining up their arguments in favour or against the use of biomass for heating and power generation.

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Source: EURACTIV

 
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