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New Perspectives paper on Bioenergy and Land use: the remaining challenges

Saturday, 21st October 2017

This publication draws together the current state-of knowledge on the greenhouse gas savings which can be achieved through the cultivation of perennial bioenergy crops.  The paper is the output from the ELUM workshop in 2015 and frames the consensus of opinion, remaining uncertaintes and challenges for perennial bioenergy crops with respect to land use and management.

A CEH blog summarises the paper here

A full text of the paper is available here 

This project was commissioned and funded by the Energy Technologies Institute

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The ELUM Consortium is led by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) and includes the following organisations:

  • Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Southampton
  • Forest Research
  • Aberystwith University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • The University of York