Release: Impacted Communities Mobilize to Stop Expansion

Impacted Communities Mobilize to Demand Governor Cooper Stop the Expansion of the Wood Pellet Industry NC DEQ Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Expansion of Enviva’s Wood Pellet Plant in Ahoskie Ahoskie, North Carolina – On August 16th, North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality held a public hearing on the draft Title […]

Release: The Nature Conservancy Exposed for Promoting Industrial Logging and Wood Products

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Media contact: Carina Daniels, [email protected], 510-847-1617 New exposé condemns The Nature Conservancy for falsely promoting industrial logging and wood products as climate solutions  Biggest US conservation group cut off dialogue with renowned scientists, forest protection, and environmental justice groups, who are now going public with their story Washington, […]

Introducing the Biomass Baddies Failing Forests, Climate, and Justice

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report has a glimmer of hope among the bleak warnings. The report calls for a huge shift that focuses efforts on the maintenance and growth of natural systems. Natural systems like forests. To avoid the worst, the report urges us to conserve half of the Earth’s lands. […]

Why Is Biomass Bad? 5 Reasons To Stop Importing Bioenergy

Using either wood (bioenergy or biomass) or fossil fuels for energy creates greenhouse gas emissions that worsen climate change. The global energy trade is large, and many countries import fossil fuels or biomass to produce energy. Biomass imports have proven extremely harmful to climate change mitigation efforts. As the world changes its relationship with fossil […]

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Fires At Wood Pellet Facilities: What You Need To Know

An increasing demand for wood pellets from some European countries is accelerating the expansion of wood pellet industries in the US South. In the last year, the United States exported more than seven million tons of wood pellets, and 99% of those wood pellets came from the US South. As a result, the number of […]

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