Protected forests in Europe felled to meet EU renewable targets – report

“Killing the Earth to Save it” UPDATE…

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/24/protected-forests-in-europe-felled-to-meet-eu-renewable-targets-report

In the light of the new study today from Chatham House, which shows that burning biomass is simply leading to increased emissions of CO2, it is worth recalling similar findings in a study by Birdlife three months ago.

From the Guardian:

Protected forests are being indiscriminately felled across Europe to meet the EU’s renewable energy targets, according to an investigation by the conservation group Birdlife.

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