Professor Ian Rotherham, of Sheffield Hallam University, explains why restoring peat bogs is so important for combatting climate change via carbon recovery.

What did the 2015 ‘Bioimpact Project' say about burning wood in the EU?

What did the 2015 ‘Bioimpact Project' say about burning wood in the EU?

Edward Robinson revisits the controversial 2015 study - examining a 2018 summary document that restates its findings.
EU renewable energy policy subsidizes surge in logging of Estonia’s protected areas

EU renewable energy policy subsidizes surge in logging of Estonia’s protected areas

The survival of Europe’s most valuable – and threatened – wildlife and habitats depends on Natura 2000. By Siim Kuresoo…
The development of Common Agricultural Policy

The development of Common Agricultural Policy

Professor Wyn Grant assesses the historic influence and changes in Europe's CAP including its evolving attitude to climate change.
The EU should support efforts in Denmark and the Netherlands to stop wood-burning

The EU should support efforts in Denmark and the Netherlands to stop wood-burning

Annika Lund Gade, of Green Transition Denmark, and Peter de Jong, of Natuur & Milieu.
Should the UK end tax breaks on burning wood for power?

Should the UK end tax breaks on burning wood for power?

Phil MacDonald, of the clean energy think tank Ember, argues that it's time to end the nearly £1 billion per…
Forest bioenergy - key research

Forest bioenergy - key research

A regularly updated list of academic papers, links to think tank reports and other useful material on forest bioenergy.
Infographic - burning wood for energy

Infographic - burning wood for energy

Burning wood for heat and power doesn't make environmental or economic sense. This infographic shows why.
The climate impact of burning wood for energy

The climate impact of burning wood for energy

Burning wood for power and heat has climate impacts, as the plant growth needed to offset emissions grows too slowly…
The problem with burning wood for heat and power

The problem with burning wood for heat and power

There are manifold problems with treating forest bioenergy (wood) as a carbon-neutral fuel. Yet, a whole industry has emerged based…
Examining technical and nature-based options for Greenhouse Gas Recovery

Examining technical and nature-based options for Greenhouse Gas Recovery

Most integrated assessment models seeking to develop emissions pathways for the world to stay under a global average temperature rise…
A window of opportunity for biocontrol

A window of opportunity for biocontrol

The EU's new Biodiversity Strategy contains a vision of ecologically sustainable farming. This provides a window for biocontrol products.
The importance of forests to the carbon cycle

The importance of forests to the carbon cycle

Forests are carbon sinks, havens of biodiversity and a major part of the solution to climate change.

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