Patricia Thornley, Director of The University of Manchester’s SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub, comments on the UKs desperate need for a road map to renewable energy implementation. In the UK around a third of our energy consumption is used for heating – the next government should mandate energy efficient building design in all new housing developments. Low […]
Following on from her blog about the role of wood stoves and biomass (wood-burning) energy generation, Professor Patricia Thornley discusses in further detail the factors associated with biomass heating and the emissions they produce.
Recent weeks have seen increasing concerns about the role of wood stoves and biomass (wood-burning) energy generation in carbon emissions and air pollution, including stories in our national media. Here, Director of The University of Manchester’s SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub, Professor Patricia Thornley, explains how the story has got ahead of the science and risks presenting […]