Wearing wood for a low-carbon life
Article - 09 Nov 2022
Companies in Europe are developing and manufacturing more and more products made of wood. The aim is to find renewable and sustainable alternatives to fossil-based feedstocks to help fight climate change. This is what emerges from a report published by the EU project BioMonitor. But there’s still a long way to go.
Bioeconomy and carbon neutrality: “Without further investments we will miss the target”
Article - 21 Sep 2022
“Without further investments in the bioeconomy, the net zero emission target will not be met”. Data issued from the EU project Biomonitor point out gaps in the Green Deal and suggest speeding up procedures: “New technologies must be fostered but length and complexity of the European approval process risk discouraging the investors”
Measuring the bioeconomy: why closing data gaps is key to a greener Europe
Article - 01 Dec 2021
The push to establish an EU-wide bioeconomy is gaining momentum through key initiatives such as the European Union’s Green Deal. But it faces obstacles, not least the need to update the way data is processed and shared among member states.
Why the EU’s post-COVID recovery should go bio
Article - 22 Sep 2020
The bioeconomy could play a significant role in Europe’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, if governments and industries capitalize on shifting demands and priorities, adapt to the new funding realities and learn some lessons regarding prevention rather than adaptation