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 […]

Fighting Climate Change with Forests

At the kickoff of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany, I found myself swept up in the whirlwind of energy created by people gathering from all over the world to do the hard work of hammering out actionable solutions to climate change. Being at the UNFCCC negotiations is both […]

Campaigns Manager, Rita Frost, at the UN Climate Change Conference to #Stand4Forests