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Five Greenwashing Myths of Biomass Energy

Today is International Day of Action against #BigBadBioMass, and we're busting some of the myths and cutting through the greenwash.

Biomass is plant or animal material used as fuel to produce electricity or heat. In Australia, forests are being touted as the primary source for biomass plants in recent proposals, including a Victorian project in South Eastern Victoria by Port Anthony Renewables. But as we will see in this article, these projects increase carbon emissions and exacerbate deforestation and soil erosion.

Join us in calling for an end to burning trees for energy - we need to take real and immediate action on climate by protecting forests now >>> CLICK TO SIGN THE PETITION

Biomass plant . Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas


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