In a big win for forests and climate, Poland bans logging for 6 months in 10 sensitive areas, with plans to expand the protected areas permanently.
Powerful protests in Germany as ROBIN WOOD opposes wood-burning biomass in EU coal plants and exposes the “residues” myth and rampant greenwashing by industry.
We’re shocked – shocked! – to hear of Enviva’s “reckless disregard for the truth”
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.
NGOs say finance rules will greenlight projects that increase climate warming and destroy forests
EU policymakers and investors take note: biomass company claims about carbon neutrality don’t survive scrutiny.
Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council Waves Through Biomass Subsidies, Continued Habitat Destruction
The evidence that Finland is burning up its carbon sink – and its old-growth forests – couldn’t be clearer.
Many countries make misleading claims about wood use and so-called “climate benefits” of burning forest wood
Doubling down on burning biomass, and then counting on BECCS to hide the carbon later – what could possibly go wrong?
If the EC were serious about stopping the catastrophic decline of forest ecosystems and the carbon sink, they’d take forest biomass out of the RED altogether.
Policymakers know the biomass “sustainability” criteria are a sham, but most lack the courage to say it.