TOPICS / Indirect land use change (ILUC)


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Waste not want not: Understanding the greenhouse gas implications of diverting waste and residual materials to biofuel production
Assesses the indirect greenhouse gas emissions of diverting waste and residual materials to biofuel production.
Consultant report
Potential greenhouse gas savings from a 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target with indirect emissions accounting for the European Union
Evaluates the GHG savings that could be achieved through key policy design changes to the transport target in the European Commission’s 2030 Renewable Energy Directive proposal.
Working paper
Assessing the profitability of growing dedicated energy versus food crops in four European countries
Assesses the potential for energy crops to displace food crops in four countries in Europe and evaluates the relative profitability of these crops compared to existing food crops.
Working paper

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