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Warning issued to investors: Forest biomass is risky business

2 May, 2019

Briefing by environmental groups highlights serious financial, legal and reputational risks The Environmental Paper Network [1], Global Forest Coalition [2] and Biofuelwatch [3] have today issued a briefing to investors [4] that highlights the serious reputational, regulatory, legal, and financial risks associated with bioenergy projects that rely on wood from forests and tree plantations. The briefing summarises the adverse climate and environmental impacts associated with bioenergy from forest wood, pointing to the scientific evidence that shows that it is a …

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Our land is worth more than carbon

15 Nov, 2016

land carbon

The Paris Agreement required the 196 Parties to the UN Climate Convention to limit temperature increases to 2° or 1.5°C below preindustrial levels. While COP21 benefitted from a high degree…

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