Factsheet 1/2009
German Advisory Council on Global Change
WBGU, Berlin, 2009

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Bioenergy, and biofuels in particular, are emerging from a turbulent past. “Food or fuel” is a frequent slogan. But wholesale acceptance or rejection of bioenergy is not an appropriate response. In its latest report, “Future Bioenergy and Sustainable Land Use” (2009), WBGU demonstrates that the decisive issue is how bioenergy is produced and used.

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