11/11/2009 - Biofuels: the burning questions

A debate on the sustainability of European bioenergy policy. Hosted by Fiona Hall MEP (ALDE) and Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP (EPP) at the European Parliament, Brussels.

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Indirect land use change impacts: options for an adequate policy response - presentation by Jerry Melillo, The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, USA

Tortilla versus Greenfuel: Trade-offs and Synergies in the Bioeconomy - presentation by Michael Obersteiner

Biomass: Carbon Sink or Carbon Sinner? - presentation by Tony Grayling, Head of Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Environment Agency, UK

Social and Environmental Implications of Biofuels Policies in the Developing World: Debunking a few Myths and Identifying a way Forward - presentation by Astrid Agostini, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)