Aviation biofuels are not sustainable

 Photo: Manfred Irmer from Pixels. By 2030, 30 percent of the aviation fuel used in Sweden will consist of biofuels. This is proposed by the investigator Maria Wetterstrand appointed by the Swedish Government. The new investigation pays no attention to that biofuels emit carbon dioxide and that increased harvesting threatens biodiversity. By 2021, one percent

46 NGOs urge French Government to shut down coal power plants, not convert to biomass

Pressrelease from Biofuelwatch: Paris, 28th February 2019 – An Open Letter by 46 environmental NGOs and networks from 19 countries was delivered to French Environment Minister, François de Rugy today, urging the government to rule out permission to convert Cordemais power station or any other coal plant to biomass and to ensure that France’s four

Feedback on stepping up EU action against deforestation and forest degradation

The climate is used as a pretext to increase forest harvests. Photo: Pixabay Protect the Forest gives feedback on European Commission’s initiative to step up EU action against deforestation and forest degradation. The NGO calls on the EU to prevent forest companies from logging high conservation value forests and to establish large-scale tree plantations. The growing