You can't do it alone, bioenergy body hears

Earlier this year, the Crown-owned forestry research institute Scion told the Government that a million hectares of new forest could produce enough carbon credits to offset 28 per cent of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions, as well as supply the feedstock for new bioenergy and biochemicals sectors.

The Bioenergy Association is preparing a plan it says will help the country to shift to the low-carbon economy, but last night it was told it will need Government support.

No country has done it without Government support,” Joel Allen of Auckland University’s department of management and international business told a sector gathering in Wellington.  Read full article.