Budget cuts on Bioenergy Research Center in Wisconsin (US)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) wants to end funding to a university renewable energy program that works to find ways to convert wood chips and grasses grown in Wisconsin into sources of energy

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources agricultural products, logging residues
Issues 1 economical, 2 social, 3 ecological, 4 cultural
Keywords stop bioenergy, US, conflict
References http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/03/02/3628442/scott-walker-bioenergy-defunding/
Start date 2015
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests Representative of government propose to cut the funds for university dealing with bioenergy issues
Barriers for dialogue misunderstanding and underestimating the importance of the research in the area
Forums for dialogue open and trustworthy dialog
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation prompt discussion and evaluation of alternative solutions