Our Forests Aren't Fuel: How US Forests Are Being Destroyed to Fuel EU Power Stations

See the devastating destruction of Southern US wetland forests as they're clearcut, turned into pellets, and shipped to Europe to burn for electricity in biomass power stations. Right now, an emerging environmental disaster is underway across the Southeast. Energy companies are moving quickly to cut our southern forests and burn the trees as a fuel for electricity-generating power plants. Burning trees to produce electricity is dirty and destructive. It creates more carbon pollution than coal, gas and oil. It destroys forests and our heritage along with them. Yet, in the southeastern U.S., the massive fuel needs of these energy companies could double logging rates and increase carbon emissions significantly – contributing to climate change at a time when we need to be rapidly... read more
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Our Forests Aren't Fuel: How US Forests Are Being Destroyed to Fuel EU Power Stations