Biogas key to a sustainable future, says WBA in post-COP26 statement


The Chief Executive of the World Biogas Association (WBA), Charlotte Morton, has reiterated the need for biogas and anaerobic digestion (AD) to play a key role in attaining net zero targets.

In a post-COP26 statement, she stated that a raft of ‘piecemeal pledges’ and agreements were made during the event that would reduce global warming from the forecast 2.7C to 1.8C. 

“To many observers COP26 ended not with a bang but with a whimper, with the watering down of commitments to phase out coal,” she added. 

Arguably the most pertinent commitment was the Global Methane Pledge (GMP), an agreement made by countries to reduce methane emissions by 30% against 2020 levels by 2030. 

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