Statement: Victory for Forests in the Southern US & Climate in Ireland

The Irish planning board’s decision sends a powerful signal to EU member states that burning imported wood pellets is not a climate solution. Yesterday afternoon, an Irish power plant that was the subject of heavy environmental criticism was refused permission to begin burning biomass by An Bord Pleanála, a court that has national oversight over […]

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 […]

Build a Better Future for Southern Forests

We must build a lasting legacy for our children. Together we will push back the industries that threaten our forests, and over the coming decades, we will secure the protection of millions of acres across the South, protection that values the clean air and water, climate stabilization, flood control and wildlife that standing, living forests provide.

Scottish Biomass Burners Cancelled – Southern Forests Get Respite

In late 2012, Dogwood Alliance Campaign Director, Scot Quaranda, testified as an expert witness in opposition to the Forth Energy proposal for new biomass utilities in Scotland. Late last week, the company cancelled its plans to build these new facilities. Read the press release from Dogwood Alliance and our allies at BiofuelWatch and Global Justice Ecology Project celebrating the announcement and placing it into larger context…

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