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 […]

The Kingdom of Heaven: Where Benefactors and Beneficiaries Are One

Faith and Forests is a special monthly series by Joseph Frankovic. In the series, Joseph will explore how his deep connection to spirituality and faith intersects with our forests and the work of Dogwood Alliance. The views and opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not imply endorsement by Dogwood Alliance. Last month, we […]

Enough is Enough: No More NC Forest Destruction

Our message to the NC Department of Environmental Quality was clear: It is time to pump the brakes on the wood pellet industry. Enviva must halt expansion and install the air quality controls the community deserves.

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 […]

Forests are the Heroes We Need

The Southern US contains about 2% of the world’s forests but produces over a fifth of the world’s timber products. Therefore, we have a particularly important charge to protect the forests & communities that depend on them from industrial forest practices. Earlier this month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report on […]