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Public dialogue ‘Bioenergy and the Future’

Public dialogue ‘Bioenergy and the Future’
Venue: STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon

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Time: 5.30pm-8pm

The event is free and specifically aimed at members of public.

Join researchers and take part in an interactive session to help determine the future of bioenergy.

The event is a chance for you to discuss your concerns, hopes and expectations for bioenergy and your views will be collected and considered to inform BBSRC future strategy in bioenergy.

Topics for discussion

Fossil fuels are non-renewable and burning these fuels releases greenhouse gases, which contributes to climate change. Bioenergy could contribute to a more sustainable energy solution.

But bioenergy also raises its own concerns. For instance, with rising food prices, should we be using our farm land to grow energy crops? And what could be the impact on biodiversity, farmers and the economy? What will the sustainable lifestyle of 2030 look like?

How can we steer bioenergy research today to reach that goal?

Further information

Refreshments including sandwiches will be provided.

How to register

Please register by emailing invite.reply@bbsrc.ac.uk.

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