In Dalarna, Sweden’s reputation for protecting nature and promoting sustainable forestry might appear well justified.
Policy-makers must take heed of mounting opposition to the European Union’s disastrous use of wood to generate bioenergy.
Since last year, the Dutch government has come under fire over its climate and energy policy. The main issue: a total phase out of coal and biomass co-firing.
Last week, UK newspaper the Guardian published a scathing articleabout a core EU regulation to prevent the trade in illegal timber, citing incomplete implementation and ‘
Forests in spotlight as COP21 climate talks approach endgame
Forests barely feature in the draft text, but runaway climate change could devastate the forests which more than a billion people directly rely on for their survival. Forests also play a crucial role in regulating the climate.