Given by its growing popularity, the future of the European bioeconomy seems bright; yet existing data fail to reflect its reality. The BioMonitor project discussed with expert stakeholders on identifying the data collection methodologies which are best-suited to measure the bioeconomy.
Once upon a time, energy from biomass like wood, manure, whale oil and other sources was the primary supplier of heat, light and food processing. If we should like to contain climate change effectively, would we have to return to those times?
Biomass materials are the main feedstock to the pulp and paper industry. Over the last almost two-decades the sector has experienced a decoupling of energy use from production thanks to energy efficiency improvements and process integration measures.
In light of the climate crisis, the European Forest-Based Industries (FBI), including the pulp, paper and other fibre-based product industries, the woodworking industries, the producers of furniture, the bio-energy sector and the printing industry, have come together to present their vision of the European society in 2050 and the essential role that
This year the SME Assembly - the premier European event dedicated to entrepreneurs - tackled the issue of sustainability.Delegates set out to understand if companies betting on 'green' growth are making the right choice, what kind of support and funding is available and what challenges do they face.