Forests are the Heroes We Need

The Southern US contains about 2% of the world’s forests but produces over a fifth of the world’s timber products. Therefore, we have a particularly important charge to protect the forests & communities that depend on them from industrial forest practices. Earlier this month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report on […]

Release: Environmental Groups Applaud UK’s Decision to Stop Subsidizing New Wood Pellet Imports

Environmental campaigners applaud Government decision which effectively stops subsidies for burning imported wood in new power stations Government urged to extend the same rule to biomass power stations already awarded subsidies 31st August 2018 – Environmental campaigners welcome a Government decision, announced today, to rule out future subsidies for biomass power stations with greenhouse gas […]

Stop Thinking of Europe as Climate Leaders

In January of this year, the European Union Parliament’s vote on the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) failed forests by neglecting to rule out the burning of stumps and stemwood for bioenergy. The final vote is in: sadly, the European Union failed to Stand for Forests and decided to keep incentivizing the widespread burning of […]