COP28 – Global leaders ask to break free from fossil fuels

Policymakers highlight the importance of defossilization to achieve net zero in 2050

At COP28 global leaders called, among other things, for:

  1. Transition away of fossil fuels energy systems to achieve net zero by 2050
  2. Tripling renewable energy capacity and doubling the average annual rate of energy efficiency improvements globally by 2030
  3. Accelerate zero and low-emmission technologies including carbon removal technologies

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Bioenergy Europe’s General Assembly on 28 November elected 5 members for the Board of Directors

Congratulations to the new board members!

  1. Katarzyna (Kasia) Wilk – Drax Group 
  2. Morten Hultberg Buchgreitz – CM Biomass

And congratulations to those who renewed their mandate!

  1. Andrew Georgiou – Enviva
  2. Gerolf Bücheler – Bundesverband Bioenergie (BBE) – German BioEnergy Association
  3. Pablo Rodero Masdemont – AVEBIOM – Spanish Biomas Association 

During the General Assembly members also approved the budget and the work plan for 2024.
Click here to read the minutes from the General Assembly and here to see the presentation.