Media Release: New Study Faults Biomass Industry Greenwashing Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nick Conger, 202-717-8237, nconger@nrdc.org Scot Quaranda, 828-242-3596, scot@dogwoodalliance.org New Study Faults Biomass Industry Greenwashing Scheme The Sustainable Biomass Program perpetuates myth that biomass is “carbon neutral” on par with solar and wind New York, June 29, 2017 – A four-year-old biomass certification program has led to increased carbon dioxide emissions, accelerated […]

A Smokescreen for Forest Destruction

Co-written by Adam Macon and Sasha Stashwick Standing forests are a critical tool in the fight against climate change. Cutting trees down to use as fuel in energy production–known as biomass energy or bioenergy–is one of the most counterproductive things we can do if our goal is clean air and a livable planet. Despite this […]

Release: Chatham County Unanimously Passes Resolution Protecting Climate & Forests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2017                       Georgia’s Chatham County Commission Unanimously Passes Resolution Protecting Climate and Forests #Stand4Forests Campaign Launches in Georgia as County Commissioners Show True Leadership and Call on Other State and Local Leaders to Do the Same Savannah, GA – The Chatham County Commission has unanimously passed what is thought to […]