For The Love of Our Planet

Governor Cooper’s lip service to climate change and environmental justice has gone on long enough. Action speaks louder than words and his continued support of wood pellets, pipelines, and other environmental injustices says it all.

North Carolina Needs Climate Leadership, Not Climate Scams

This week, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper was selected as a climate leader to testify on Capitol Hill before the House Committee on Natural Resources. Governor Cooper called for bold climate action, including increased protections for our forests. But his actions in North Carolina tell a different a story. Every year, tens of thousands of […]

Climate Reality Project Training in Atlanta

The climate crisis demands that we act now. False solutions, like biomass energy, continue to expand. They target forests: our best defense against climate change, pollute our communities, and leave degraded forests that make people more vulnerable to floods, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. False solutions like the wood pellet industry aren’t clean or green […]

Enough is Enough: No More NC Forest Destruction

Our message to the NC Department of Environmental Quality was clear: It is time to pump the brakes on the wood pellet industry. Enviva must halt expansion and install the air quality controls the community deserves.

Dirty Deception: Enviva’s Shocking Pattern of Air Quality Violations

For years, the industrial-scale wood pellet industry has been allowed to expand unchecked in the Southern U.S. While the negative impacts of burning wood pellets on our climate have been well documented, new research highlights another troubling aspect of this dirty industry: harmful pollution made worse by an shocking pattern of violations.

This deceptive industry, led by Enviva, that claims to be clean and green is emitting not only millions of tons of greenhouse gases, but also tons of soot, smog-forming agents, and other harmful air pollutants, endangering nearby communities.