As a part of the overall debate on the sustainability of bioenergy and biofuels, the greenhouse gas (GHG) balance of bioenergy has become an issue of intense discussion by media, science, business, and politics.

This is driven by the increasingly acknowledged necessity to limit the use of fossil fuels, and to reduce GHG emissions from deforestation and other land-use change, as potential negative impacts of human-induced climate change are severe1.

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Contact Person: 
Kirsten Wiegmann
Contact Organization: 
?ko-Institut, Darmstadt Office
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Author: 
Wiegmann,Kirsten
Publication Year: 
2007
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