In the wake of the IPCC’s most frightening report yet, as we see the collapse of the forest carbon sink due to overlogging for biomass fuel, it’s a no-brainer to slam the brakes on logging forests for renewable energy
NGOs call on Energy Council to end support for burning forests as renewable energy
The current reform to forest biomass policy supported by the Council will lead to ecosystem and climate collapse
Class action lawsuit alleges wood pellet maker Enviva is “engaged in textbook greenwashing”
We’re shocked – shocked! – to hear of Enviva’s “reckless disregard for the truth”
Environmental coalition sues the European Commission over inclusion of biomass and forestry activities in EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy
NGOs say finance rules will greenlight projects that increase climate warming and destroy forests
European Parliament vote signals the beginning of the end for forest biomass as renewable energy
NGOs Call on EU Leaders to Strengthen Provisions in Trilogue
OECD Watchdog Advances Greenwashing Complaint Against Biomass Giant Drax
EU policymakers and investors take note: biomass company claims about carbon neutrality don’t survive scrutiny.
More Logging, More Loopholes: EU Energy Ministers Water Down Proposed Reforms to Biomass Policy in the Renewable Energy Directive (RED)
Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council Waves Through Biomass Subsidies, Continued Habitat Destruction
Short webinar: Why policymakers must end incentives for forest biomass in the Renewable Energy Directive
Three talks, half an hour, including shocking news on how land sink in some member states is now a carbon source, due to overlogging.
Biomass plant CO2 emissions – an explanation
In which we use fizziks to demonstrate that wood-burning power plants on average emit a lot more CO2 than fossil-fueled plants.
EU climate plan bets on non-existent technology to reduce emissions
Doubling down on burning biomass, and then counting on BECCS to hide the carbon later – what could possibly go wrong?