Nature protection groups alarmed by IEA support for bioenergy

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned governments their actions fall well short of their pledges to tackle climate change, but nature campaigners are alarmed by a substantial expansion of biofuel production in the IEA’s recommended route to net zero.

by Robert Hodgson
A poplar grove in Navarre, Spain. Short-rotation coppicing counts as one source of advanced biofuels. Photo: Mikel Bilbao/VWPics/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
A poplar grove in Navarre, Spain. Short-rotation coppicing counts as one source of advanced biofuels. Photo: Mikel Bilbao/VWPics/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

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