Protesters Against Drax Plc: ‘Divest from Biomass, Coal and Gas’

Scores of people around the country are protesting against Drax Plc on the day of its AGM today, with three simultaneous demonstrations in London, Liverpool and York. Campaigners are highlighting Drax’s involvement in dirty energy, its contributions to… Read More

Environmentalists Denounce UN’s Bioenergy Themed International Day of Forests

March 20, 2017: The UNFAO’s [1] “Forests and Energy” theme for this year’s International Day of Forests on March 21 [2] misleadingly promotes bioenergy from burning wood from forests as well as from monoculture tree plantations as “sustainable”… Read More

Forests at the Crossroads Interactive Poster Shows Dangers of GE Trees

Global Justice Ecology Project, Biofuelwatch and Indigenous Environmental Network, created this interactive poster on GE trees titled ‘Forests at the Crossroads’  for the 2016 IUCN World Congress.    The poster can be seen at this link. The following is a sample of some… Read More

Open Letter: E.On’s Ambitious Wood Power Station Plans in France Pose Threat to Forests

Press release by Biofuelwatch, Denkhaus Bremen and SOS Forêt du Sud Twenty six civil society society groups worldwide have sent an Open Letter to E.On [1], demanding that the energy corporation scraps plans to convert a mothballed coal power… Read More

Resource Launches for Latest News on Geoengineering

GJEP ally Oliver Munnion recently launched a newsletter for GeoEngineeringMonitor.org, a website that “aims to be a timely source for information and critical perspectives on climate engineering. Our goal is to serve as a resource for people around the… Read More

President Obama’s ‘Reinvention of Energy Sector’

  Listen to a complimentary radio interview with Rachel Smolker on KPFA’s Flashpoint here. In his State of the Union speech, President Obama talked of having “reinvented our energy sector.” He also said the “auto industry just had… Read More

GE American Chestnuts: Save the forest by destroying it?

  A handful of scientists are working to genetically engineer the iconic American chestnut tree which they hope to release throughout the forests of the Appalachians and the Eastern US. Indigenous Peoples, scientists and others are raising alarms about the risks… Read More

The Phantom of the COP21 opera: bioenergy with carbon capture and storage

Note: GE tree scientists in Belgium and elsewhere are promoting genetically engineered poplars as a potential feedstock for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage, or BECCS.  This ridiculous geoengineering scheme is thoroughly debunked by Oli Munnion from Campaign… Read More

Report warns of science-fiction solution being promoted at Paris Climate Conference

The following release and report from Biofuelwatch shows that relying on Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) as a quick-fix climate solution “is nothing more than smoke and mirrors.” The release coincides with the global climate negotiations in Paris…. Read More

Report Release: Extreme Biotech meets Extreme Energy

New report exposes biotech’s big bet to prop up fossil fuels Paris, 24th November 2015 – At the upcoming Climate summit in Paris, some governments and much of civil society will be pushing for an urgent transition away… Read More