Critical scientific report on Bioenergy by German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Critical report on the pitfalls and potentials of biomass as energy source. The critical aspects of this 2012 report are widely used by bioenergy opponents in the German speaking countries.

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources solid wood
Issues 1 ecological, 2 social, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords Critical report, biomass limits, Germany
References http://www.leopoldina.org/uploads/tx_leopublication/201207_Bioenergie_Stellungnahme_kurz_de_en_Okt2012_02.pdf http://www.leopoldina.org/uploads/tx_leopublication/2013_06_Stellungnahme_Bioenergie_DE.pdf http://globalmagazin.com/blog/bioenergie-auf-dem-pruefstand/
Start date 2012
End date 2012
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests bioenergy oponent published a report which questions use of bioenergy and critisice the consequences
Barriers for dialogue different views on the same matter
Forums for dialogue roundtable discussion of the stakeholders with alternative views and open discussion
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation sharing the views and presenting of SWOT analysis for common judgement
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