The expectations with respect to biomass as a resource for sustainable energy are sky-high. Many industrialized countries have adopted ambitious policy targets and have introduced financial measures to stimulate the production or use of bioenergy. Meanwhile, the side-effects and associated risks have been pointed out as well. To be able to make a well-informed decision, the Dutch government has expressed the intention to include sustainability criteria into relevant policy instruments.

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Contact Person: 
Jeroen B. Guinée
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Author: 
Jeroen B. Guinée
Reinout Heijungs
Ester van der Voet
Publication Year: 
2009
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