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INTERNATIONAL SIGNON: OPPOSE DRAX COAL TO BIOMASS CONVERSION PLANS

15 Apr, 2013

Converting coal plants to burn biomass only replaces one disaster with another DRAX, (and some other large coal burning utilities in the UK and elsewhere), seek to convert half of their facility to burn wood pellets in place of coal. The aim is to extend the lifespan of what is the UK’s biggest coal power station  by getting around new EU sulphur dioxide regulations that would otherwise require them to shut down. Not only do they get a “new lease …

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REDD+ Offsets Don’t Add Up

4 Apr, 2013

cross-posted from foodandwaterwatch.org – New Food & Water Europe Report Shows Why Use of International Forest Offsets Won’t Reduce Carbon Emissions Brussels — Developments in the United States may lead to…

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ACTION ALERT FROM NORTH BENGAL FORESTS

11 Mar, 2013

In the dense semi-evergreen forests of Chilapata in North Bengal Dooars, the Adibasi residents of the forest villages of the area once again face police action because they have challenged the forest…

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IPBES: An Unbearable Burden

20 Feb, 2013

By S.Faizi (cross-posted from Countercurrents.org) Surplus income of some countries and under-employed experts when combined together can create global havocs. The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)…

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El Capitalismo Verde y el BID

12 Feb, 2013

 por Diego Rodríguez Panqueva (CENSAT-Agua Viva, GFC Latin American Focal Point) Recurrentes imágenes empresariales en alusión a lo ambiental y la preocupación por el futuro de la humanidad son el reflejo de…

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