Scientists to European Parliament: Fit for 55 package will cause deforestation and harm food security
38 scientists have written a public letter to EU governments and the European Parliament over concerns around the Bioenergy Provisions of the Fit for 55 Plan.
Get an overview of the whole picture with BECCS: what it is, what projects are happening, and why it might not be such a good thing for the planet.
ELCI is very concerned about the increasing threat posed by industrial scale bioenergy to both climate and to forests. We’re working with hundreds of concerned scientists and NGOs across the EU and also in the UK and North America to highlight concerns.
22 Environmental organisations tell the UK Government that industrial-scale biomass burning in the power sector threatens climate action and should not be subsidised.
Ember’s Phil Macdonald explains his report on BECCS at Drax. Will a future BECCS plant be eye-wateringly expensive and actually make our climate worse?
19 environmental organisations warn the UK government about the risks associated with Bioenergy with CCS (BECCS)
Over 500 scientists sign a letter to President Biden, President von der Leyen, President Michel, Prime Minister Suga, and President Moon, warning of the dangers in burning trees for power.
Edward Robinson revisits the controversial 2015 study – examining a 2018 summary document that restates its findings.
The survival of Europe’s most valuable – and threatened – wildlife and habitats depends on Natura 2000. By Siim Kuresoo of the Estonian Fund for Nature (ELF).
Reversing damaging incentives to burn wood for heat and power is crucial if the EU wants to remain a leader on climate and biodiversity, argue Annika Lund Gade and Peter de Jong.