The current reform to forest biomass policy supported by the Council will lead to ecosystem and climate collapse
Wood product manufacturers sound the alarm about burning wood for energy
Representatives of wood-using industries are showing real fear about their ability to survive, and deep frustration that bioenergy is gobbling up resources and getting subsidised to do so.
EU climate, nature and air quality goals are in jeopardy because of wood-burning for energy, new study shows
Climate-critical land carbon sink is rapidly declining, while harvesting and burning wood for biomass energy continues to grow
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
It’s time to transfer billions in biomass subsidies to heat pumps and solar
A single 50 MW biomass electricity plant burns as much wood per year as 180,000 homes – while raking in millions in subsidies that could be supporting truly clean energy
Forest fire CO2 emissions vs. biomass energy emissions – which is worse?
What if we told you that the EU is paying people to burn wood that emits more CO2 than these catastrophic fires?
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.
Parliamentary committee waves through loophole-ridden biomass provisions, setting up clash for Plenary
The gap between what the science shows is needed to save forests and the climate, and what is on the table, is still too wide.