Protected forests in Europe felled to meet EU renewable targets – report

Europe’s bioenergy plants are burning trees felled from protected conservation areas rather than using forest waste, new report shows

Protected forests are being indiscriminately felled across Europe to meet the EU’s renewable energy targets, according to an investigation by…

Full text: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/24/protected-forests-in-europe-felled-to-meet-eu-renewable-targets-report

Author

Arthur Neslen

Source

The Guardian, 2016-11-24.

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BirdLife International
DONG Energy
European Commission
Fortum Corporation
RWE AG
Vattenfall

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