The Annual Report 2013 gives an overview of the past year's activities of the Danish Council of Ethics
The report considers the production of bioenergy in a situation characterized by several major global crises. Some kinds of bioenergy may be a tool in battling the energy crisis and the climate crisis. However, growing energy crops may compete with food production and nature for scarce resources and thereby counter solutions to the equally acute crises concerning food- and natural resources. This results in ethical dilemmas, since different considerations and interests collide.