Many European countries rely on bioenergy to meet their renewable energy targets - with detrimental impacts on forests, air quality, the climate and the European wood industry.
In November 2017, at COP23 in Bonn, 19 c
The last great primeval forests in the EU are disappearing at a breathtaking speed e.g., Białowieża in Poland. Now, in Romania another drama is taking place.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called for the EU to be producing negative emissions – sucking more carbon dioxyde out of the atmosphere
At the COP23 in Bonn – three years after the 2014 New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) was passed – the UN Development Programme (UNDP)
The EU missed a golden chance to deploy its forests in the fight against climate change.
In early 2018, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will vote on a new Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). The current RED has encouraged forest destruction through the direct burning of ‘forest biomass’, a limited resource
Forest restoration is our secret weapon for achieving the Paris Agreement target of limiting temperature rise to 1.5˚ C