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The industrialisation of forest-based bioenergy in Nepal and its impacts on women and other forest-dependent peoples

21 Oct, 2022

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  Download this report as a PDF     The Industrialisation of Forest-Based Bioenergy Production in Nepal and Its Impacts on Women and Other Forest-Dependent Peoples By Bhola Bhattarai Introduction The large-scale burning of forest biomass for energy, primarily through the use of wood pellets, has proliferated over the past 15 years. This growth has largely been fuelled by the false claim that the burning of forest biomass is carbon neutral—a flawed approach exploited in the climate accounting that helps …

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