This study presents current (2020) waste and residue feedstock availability in the European Union and the United Kingdom and provides projections for 2030 and 2050. The study considers the availability of agricultural residues, forestry residues, and biogenic waste.

This study examines the drivers of continued stubble burning in Punjab and reflects on the state's preparedness towards managing crop residue in the winter of 2021.

In the search for alternatives to fossil fuel-based energy, FAO has been supporting the Zambian Government in developing and integrating sustainable bioenergy in the agriculture sectors The recently published report ‘Sustainable bioenergy potential in Zambia: An integrated bioenergy food security assessment’ documents findings to support policy

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 03/03/2021. Grievance in the application was against air pollution due to crop burning during winter season in Districts Burdwan, Birdhum, Hooghly, Howrah, Murshidabad and New Town Action Area II of Calcutta in West Bengal, resulting in air pollution in Calcutta.

This study focuses on the ex-situ crop residue management and examines the economics of crop residue supply chain in Punjab. It compares the delivered cost of various types of biomass products such as bales, briquettes, and pellets to end-users.

Crop stubble burning is a major source of pollution in Northwest India. It will require significant and continuous investment to end the practice. On the other hand, despite the growth in ‘renewables’, India’s reliance on coal to meet its base power load demand will continue in the foreseeable future.

Crop stubble burning is a major source of pollution in Northwest India. It will require significant and continuous investment to end the practice. On the other hand, despite the growth in ‘renewables’, India’s reliance on coal to meet its base power load demand will continue in the foreseeable future.

Every winter, the large-scale burning of crop residues from paddy crop in October-November in the neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh contributes significantly to the region’s air pollution challenge.

Report of Punjab Pollution Control Board in compliance of National Green Tribunal order of January 27, 2020. Darshan Singh, retired engineer of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited had filed an application before the NGT and said that he has prepared a project report to convert coal fired thermal plant at Bathinda to paddy straw fired power plant - which would result in reduction of pollution, taking place on account of burning of paddy straw.

Submission of Central Pollution Control Board report in compliance of National Green Tribunal order of January 30, 2020 in the matter of O. A. No. 1016 of 2019, Utkarsh Panwar Vs CPCB & Others and O.A. No. 1088/2018 Dinesh Chahal & Others Vs Union of India & Others.

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