Plans for burning Namibian wood in German power plants denounced

Open Letter sent to Germany’s Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development A project which would see large quantities of Namibian wood burned in German power stations, starting with the Tiefstack coal plant in Hamburg, has attracted international criticism, with 40 development, environmental and social justice groups as well as scientists having sent an Open Letter to Germany’s

Scientists warn the EU: Burning trees is NOT carbon neutral and subsidies must end

Over 500 scientists are calling on both the EU and the new US administration to end the subsidies for the burning of wood since it is not carbon neutral. Instead they are calling for investments in mechanisms to protect forests as crucial carbon sinks and to prevent biodiversty loss. In a letter, the scientists write to the European Commission,

More of Everything – a film about Swedish forestry

With this film, we want to nuance and debunk the green saga that is spread about the Swedish forestry model. Because if the forest industries’ claims are not true, continuing to use and spread the model could jeopardize the climate and the ecosystems on which we all depend. In this film, a number of prominent, and

Act now: Time to swamp the internet with images of Swedish forest exploitation

  The new website www.skogsmissbruket.org/english (in English: forestry misuse) encourages people to  take action and svamp the internet with images and videos to show how terribly bad the forest situation is in Sweden. On the website, a number of images can be downloaded for free and shared on social media by anyone, as long as the name of the photographer is mentioned under