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International groups team up with locals in opposition to Nuon Biomass Plant

12 Apr, 2019

12th April 2019 – The Global Forest Coalition [1], which brings together 99 NGOs and Indigenous People’s Organisations from 64 countries, and Dogwood Alliance [2], a conservation NGO working to protect forests and communities in the southern US, have teamed up with local residents’ groups Duurzaam Dorp Diemen [3] and FossilFree Amsterdam [4] to oppose Nuon’s plans for a biomass plant in Diemen. Diemen residents are deeply concerned about the impact which such a plant would have on air quality …

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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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