Biomass & CO2
Dangerous delusions: biomass is not a renewable energy source
Congress Says Biomass Is Carbon-Neutral, but Scientists Disagree
Chopping down and burning our forests for electricity is not a climate solution
Over 120 groups from around the world declare large scale forest biomass energy a dangerous ‘delusion’
‘Green’ biomass isn’t always so clean
New Study Faults Biomass Industry Greenwashing Scheme
The world’s biggest green energy scam is getting even dirtier.
There’s a Huge Problem With US And EU Claims That Wood Burning Is “Carbon Neutral”COP25: Wood pellet CEO claims biomass carbon neutrality, despite science
Articles from 2012:
Fixing a Critical Climate Accounting Error (Searchinger, etal., Science Magazine, Oct 2009) (full article)
Not carbon neutral: Assessing the net emissions impact of residues burned for bioenergy – Mary S Booth
July 2010 report showing how the Manomet study understates GHG emissions from biomass.
Clearcut Disaster: Carbon Loophole Threatens U.S. Forests (June 2010 report by Environmental Working Group) (full report)
Massachusetts Forest Watch comments on how the Manomet study understates biomass impacts (July 2010)
Massachusetts to Impose New Regulations on Biomass Incinerators in Response to Manomet Study (July 2010 Letter from Ian Bowles, Secretary of Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources)