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Bioenergy can replace more fossil energy – how to release potential for sustainable bioenergy

Time: 15:00-15:50

Venue: Riddarsalen

15.00 – 15.10 Introduction - Sven-Erik Bucht, Minister of Rural Affairs, Sweden.      
15.10 – 15.35 Sustainable bioenergy – Swedish safeguards for sustainability and on-going bioenergy development including barriers – Hillevi Eriksson, climate and bioenergy specialist, the Swedish Forest Agency.
15.35 – 15.45 Discussion:
1) How can the EU energy policies be developed to better reflect actual sustainability problems and avoid overreaching on others?
2) Do we need further cooperation at the Baltic Sea Region level to affect EU policies and to harness the full potential of renewable energy from the agriculture and forestry sectors within the region?
15.45 – 15.50 Concluding remarks, Dag Henning

Dag Henning, Energy specialist, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency


Political seminar

Main organiser:
The Swedish Forest Agency

Seminar contact person:
Hillevi Eriksson

Sub-objective of the EUSBSR: