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New briefing: Can sustainability and greenhouse gas standards protect the climate, forests and communities from the impacts of wood-based bioenergy?

12 Mar, 2020

This briefing is published jointly by the Global Forest Coalition and our UK and US-based member group, Biofuelwatch. In it we analyse efforts to implement sustainability and greenhouse gas standards for wood-based bioenergy in Europe and North America, and show that they have not been an effective tool for avoiding or even reducing the negative impacts of biomass energy on the climate, forests, biodiversity and communities. The briefing concludes that ending subsidies and other incentives for biomass energy would be …

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ЛЕСНОЕ ОБОЗРЕНИЕ 60: Как Инициатива «Пояс и путь» влияет на женщин и леса?

 Это издание журнала Forest Cover посвящено Инициативе по поясу и пути (BRI). BRI – это стратегия глобального развития правительства Китая, направленная на восстановление старого Шелкового пути, связывающего Китай с Азией…

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GFC Annual Report 2017

21 May, 2018

We are happy to share our 2017 Annual Report: “In Defence of Real Forests and their Communities”. As a global coalition, we have come far. Founded in 2000 with just…

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