ESRI Research Bulletin

Biogas: a real option to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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October 14, 2019
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The study looks at the potential impact of large-scale biogas production on the environment, agriculture and economy. Key opportunities and challenges, such as supply chain sustainability, are discussed for developing the bio-economy in Ireland. In order to genuinely help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, bioenergy must be produced and used responsibly.