Skip to content

Language switcher

banner image


Alarm over costly and polluting conversion of Pego power station in Portugal

21 Jun, 2021

21 June 2021 — A coal power plant in Portugal that was supposed to be shut down could instead be converted into a biomass burning facility at great public expense, something activists say would harm communities and the climate. Pego’s main shareholder and its owners, Trustenergy, ENGIE and Marubeni, claim that it would burn “forest residues,” but a letter signed by over 60 organizations explains that the biomass would in fact be whole trees from monocultures in forest fire-prone Portugal …

Read in full ›

GFC Annual Report 2020

16 Jun, 2021

We are pleased to share with you a summary of the work performed by the Global Forest Coalition in 2020. This report describes the key moments and achievements of our…

Read in full ›