There's a Klondike rush for wood at the moment. Burning the stuff in biomass power plants is a green con, yet 57 plants in the UK are already up and running or in the planning stage. They will draw in timber from overseas, from countries like Brazil and Canada - driving further un-sustainable loss of precious forest habitat. The decision to scrap plans for a biomass generator at Drax in Yorkshire is a welcome piece of news - read more about it here.
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