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IEA Bioenergy Task 40
International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy (IINAS),
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Uwe R. Fritsche (Scientific Director & CEO)
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IINAS GmbH - Internationales Institut für Nachhaltigkeitsanalysen und -strategien (International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy)
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Uwe R. Fritsche
Uwe studied applied physics at the Technical University Darmstadt, and worked since 1984 as a scientist at Oeko-Institut where he headed the Energy & Climate Division in Darmstadt until 2010.
After that, he
focused on international activities and projects concerning sustainable biomass.
In 2012, he co-founded IINAS and works there as Scientific Director.
expertise is material-flow and life-cycle analysis of energy, materials and transport systems, and in developing sustainability scenarios with respective models and databases.
He is National Team Leader of IEA Bioenergy Task 40, contributes to the Global Bioenergy Partnership, and leads the GBEP workstream on indirect land use changes (ILUC).
scientific work, he
is a Reiki master, practices QiGong
and likes Nordic Skating, as well as riding trains.
ukDEA - Latest News
Uwe Fritsche, of the International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy (IINAS), offered the scientific perspective, listing the range of issues will face us as we attempt to transform into a bioeconomy with biomass as an important component.
These include: greenhouse gas emissions from land use change and carbon stock change; biodiversity problems in terms of converting grasslands, wet lands and peat lands; food security and the land tenure issues and acidification.
also pointed to the 'fuel issue'.
noted, 'The more we trade bioenergy and the more we valorise forest products there is also a risk that we might misplace some of the fuel that is needed for the livelihood for a lot of people on this earth'.
is currently working with the EU's Joint Research Centre
(JRC), the European Environment Agency
(EEA) and others to consider the latest science behind these issues.
noted that talks are ongoing on potentially developing a matrix which identifies risks of greenhouse gas implications of using forest products.
IEA Bioenergy Task 40
International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy (IINAS)