North Carolina Needs Climate Leadership, Not Climate Scams

This week, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper was selected as a climate leader to testify on Capitol Hill before the House Committee on Natural Resources. Governor Cooper called for bold climate action, including increased protections for our forests. But his actions in North Carolina tell a different a story. Every year, tens of thousands of […]

Release: Groups Demand Ireland Protect Forests & Our Climate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2019, 12:01pm Groups Demand Ireland Protect Forests & Our Climate: Open Letter Calls on Ireland to Reject West Offaly Power Station Extension and Biomass Conversion (January 31, 2019)– An Open Letter signed by 33 environmental NGOs objecting to biomass burning in Irish peat power stations and calling for those plants’ […]

The US Must Cut Emissions Not Forests

In the last two years across the US, extreme weather linked to climate change has left thousands dead and cost tens of billions of dollars, disproportionately impacting the elderly, children, the poor, and people of color. By all scientific accounts, it’s going to get worse. How much worse depends entirely on the rate and extent […]

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: 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 […]