Category Archives: wood

Biomass energy facts that we need to know

Wood is the new king of renewables in Europe, but how renewable is it?   The Europeans are the undisputed leaders in global action to reel in carbon emissions, working hard to drive down their own emissions while devising creative, … Continue reading

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Our love affair with burning stuff

Our governments’ addiction to fossil fuels won’t matter if the financial tap is turned off [19 May 2015 | Peter Boyer] Fire and the fuels that feed it have been our bosom companions for as long as we’ve walked the … Continue reading

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Memo Paul Harriss: Life is more than black and white

Paul Harriss’s zealous campaign against the forest conservationists is undermining his own government’s authority [23 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] The noise of discord around the world is more deafening by the day, which tells us more about information flows … Continue reading

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