Weekly podcast: How to mitigate biofuel impacts on land use change and tropical deforestation
19 Jul 19
Toby Webb and Ian Welsh
This week: Nils Hermann Ranum, head of the drivers of deforestation programme at Rainforest Foundation Norway, talks with Innovation Forum’s Toby Webb about biofuel feedstocks, including palm oil, the associated land use change and its potential impact on forests and indigenous communities. And, another chance to hear from Joe Franses, vice-president, sustainability at Coca-Cola European Partners, talking with Ian Welsh about deposit return schemes for plastic bottles, and other plastic use challenges.
Plus: EU trade deal links to Amazon deforestation, apparel sector circularity progress, and academic groups declare climate emergency, in the news digest.