From the US: "Energy crops and floodplain flows"

Can bioenergy crops add value to the landscape? This question needs to be answered as nations increase their biomass to energy portfolio and the risk of climate change induced flooding grows.

Attempting to provide some early answers the British government has released "Energy crops and floodplain flows." The report concludes:

"In certain locations, new energy crop plantations could potentially provide a flood risk management function, an economic return and additional environmental benefits."

You can read the summary or the full report.

Dec 04, 2015