Drax Loses Major Subsidy Battle in the UK

UK Utility giant Drax, lost its courts battle and was denied a major subsidy to convert a coal unit to biomass. This decision was timed with a new IPCC report that says we need drastic emissions cuts to stave off the worst impacts of climate change…

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.