Researchers say demand for energy crops is promoting better land management and can be scaled up sustainably, but campaigners are not convinced
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NEWS: Researchers have mapped the length of time before energy crops have a positive impact on emissions in different parts of the world
NEWS: Princeton scientists urge governments to scrap bioenergy subsidies, citing climate impact and clash with food crops
Supporters say biogas could supply 10% of UK demand, and cut 7.5m tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year
Morning summary: Scientists encourage capturing and storing carbon dioxide underground by burning trees and crops for energy
Ivy League university says a switch to an energy system that extracts more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits could be necessary
Copying leaves or printing bacon – mimicking the natural world is at the centre of many low carbon innovations
Combining carbon capture and storage with biomass burning power plants can get the most out of an expensive technology and make a significant dent in global emissions, according to a new report.
Bloc continues to see role for the technology in its fight against climate change despite claims linking it human rights abuses and concerns over food prices.
As a leading NGO calls on the EU to turn its back on biofuels over food price and human rights fears, is there a sustainable path for the industry?