Europe fiddles while forests burn

The European Union has failed a crucial test of leadership on emissions reduction by continuing to promote the burning of forest wood for energy as a major component of its Renewable Energy Directive 2 proposal

The European Commission’s approach to using forest wood for energy could prove a faux pas ahead of the COP26 UN…

Full text: https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/europe-fiddles-while-forests-burn/

Author

Peg Putt

Source

EurActiv.com, 2021-07-16.

Supplier

Environmental Paper Network International - EPN
European Commission
European Union

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