BIOMASSACRE – Don’t trash our forests for energy
The logging, woodchipping and energy industries are poised to unleash plans to use native forests to produce electricity, and to convert forests into liquid bio-fuels.
www.biomassacre.com has a cyber action that you can easily be part of. Sign the online action now to ask electricity retailers if they plan to boycott selling power that has been generated from burning native forests.
dont trash forests for bioenergy/say no to a biomassacre
For a list of studies into the carbon impacts of biomass electricity: www.biofuelwatch.org.uk/resources-on-biomass and www.energyjustice.net/content/biomass-library-scientific-reports (link is external)
Also see “Dirtier than coal?” published by RSPB, Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace. www.rspb.org.uk/Images/biomass_report_tcm9-326672.pdf
For an overview of health impacts from biomass facility air pollution saveamericasforests.org/Forests%20-%20Incinerators%20-%20Biomass/Documents/Briefing/
And statements from medical professionals here: www.energyjustice.net/biomass/health