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25 May 07 The IPCC 4th Assessment Report

The 4th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on climate Change presents key mitigation technologies and practices and highlights the important contribution of bioenergy to climate change mitigation.

23 May 07 The UK Biomass Strategy published.

The UK Biomass Strategy is seeking to realise a major expansion in the supply and use of biomass in the UK. It also meets the commitment made in the energy Review (2006) and in the Government's response to the 2005 ...

18 May 07 UNFCCC Interim Session creates upbeat move to post-Kyoto regime

The Sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies on 7-18 May 2007 in Bonn left participants in an upbeat mood. The UNFCCC executive director felt that the conference served to "come closer to broadening negotiations on a post-2012 regime".

14 May 07 UN CSD-15 ends in disarray

The members of the 15th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development, which ended on 11 May 2007, did not reach agreement on a negotiated outcome. The EU and Switzerland rejected the Chair's proposed text. The G-77/China accepted it ...

09 May 07 Global Bioenergy Partnership web site launched today

9 May 2007 - The Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) today unveiled its web site at the GBEP's 3rd Steering Committee meeting in New York.

08 May 07 UN Energy Report. Sustainable Bioenergy: a framework for decision makers

A comprehensive report from UN Energy, a group of 20 UN Agencies and Organizations, assesses the likely impact of the fast-growing bioenergy market.