German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina issues critical statement on bioenergy

October 2012
MRS Bulletin;Oct2012, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p887
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a statement issued by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina that bioenergy plays a minor role in the transition to renewable, sustainable energy sources in quantitative terms.


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