New UK Government Science Report Confirms Burning Forests Bad for Climate

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) released its long-awaited Biomass Emissions and Counterfactual Model Calculator and an accompanying report Lifecycle Impacts of Biomass in 2020 report. The findings from the tool and associated report confirm what U.S. and European ENGOs have been claiming for the last few years – that burning forests for electricity is bad for our climate.

North Carolinians Hold Their Own Public Hearing on Wilmington Wood Pellets Project

Citizens Decry State Ports Authority’s Decision to Move Forward Without Fully Evaluating Project’s Destructive Impacts on Forests, Communities, and Climate Wilmington, NC – North Carolina residents held their own public hearing, filling to capacity the MC Erny Gallery in Downtown Wilmington, after the NC State Ports Authority’s decision to move forward on its development of […]

Carolinians Call on State to Review Enviva Port Expansion

Citizens and environmental groups across the Carolinas called on the state of North Carolina to reject a proposed port expansion to accommodate Enviva in Wilmington, NC. The proposed project involves the lease of state public land at the state port to a wood pellet manufacturer, Enviva LP, for the development of a wood pellet export facility.

Map of proposed and existing Enviva Pellet Mills in the Southern US

Taking the Biomass Campaign to the Deep South: Part I

The “Our Forests Aren’t Fuel” campaign tours the deep south on foot and by helicopter to survey the damage of Enviva’s biomass wood pellet facility to our forests while meeting with and presenting to allies.