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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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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.…

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