Sweet Champion of Southern Forests: In Memory of Lloyd Clayton

The Dogwood Alliance family is mourning the loss of one of our greatest heroes and a champion of Southern forests, Lloyd Clayton, who passed away on January 14th in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. In 1996, forest protection activists from around the United States converged on the Bankhead National Forest in Alabama to discuss campaigns, […]

New data reveals shocking scale of planned forest biomass industry growth

Threat map report shows biomass industry set to increase 250% in next decade – threatening both the fight against climate change and forests globally MEDIA RELEASE | For Immediate Release (November 29, 2018) – There is a new and growing threat to the world’s forests, people and climate: the biomass energy industry, touted as a […]

Release: Enviva and Wood Pellet Industry Under Scrutiny in North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2018 Enviva and the Wood Pellet Industry Under Scrutiny in North Carolina Richmond County Public Hearing First Opportunity for Local Residents to Challenge a Pellet Mill in the State; Community Members Want Real Economic Opportunities, Clean Air, and Protection of Their Quality of Life, Not More Destruction   Hamlet, North […]

Release: The Dark Side of the Bioeconomy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2018, 12:01 am The Dark Side of the Bioeconomy: Climate Catastrophe, Forest Destruction, and Human Rights Abuses  Over 115 Organisations from 40 countries hold day of action to reject the “BioFuture Platform” (November 7, 2018) — An international coalition of more than 120 organisations from 40 countries today warns that […]

Statement: Dogwood Alliance Response to NC Governor’s Executive Order on Climate Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 29, 2018 2 PM EST Dogwood Alliance Statement in Response to Governor Cooper’s Executive Order on North Carolina’s Commitment to Address Climate Change Asheville, NC – Today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order, “Executive Order NO. 80: North Carolina’s Commitment to Address Climate Change and Transition to a Clean Energy […]