The Role of Bioenergy in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Nov 1998

This position paper was prepared by IEA Bioenergy Task 25 “Greenhouse Gas Balances of Bioenergy Systems” to illustrate the benefits of the use of biomass in view of the provisions of the Kyoto Protocol adopted at the 3rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in December 1997. The Executive Committee endorsed this position paper for dissemination at the Conference of the Parties held in Buenos Aires in November 1998.