Late on Monday 16th of May the European Parliament’s environment committee voted on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), including an important positive step limiting subsidies to burning forests biomass and crop-based biofuels (learn more here).
Support the MEPs who have taken the step towards a better nature protection and food security by thanking them on twitter: the legislative process continue until the plenary.
MEPs @EP_Environment, THANK YOU!— BirdLife Europe & Central Asia (@BirdLifeEurope) May 19, 2022
By voting to remove primary woody biomass 🌳🌲 from subsidies in #REDIII, you made a big step to protect forests & to #StopFakeRenewables
Keep up the good work for nature- & climate-friendly renewables until final plenary vote. pic.twitter.com/D5sH8NhywF
Useful tweets to raise awereness
Chopping down forests and old trees to produce tiny wood pellets and energy, unheard of in the EU, huh?— BirdLife Europe & Central Asia (@BirdLifeEurope) April 5, 2022
That’s the lie of bioenergy.@ForestDefence just released an investigative report on the EU logging industries producing pellets & bioenergy. 20 EU countries are involved!
🌲🌳This #intlforestday we’re shining the light on 6 facts about our European forests that are in rapid decline due to “bioenergy”.— BirdLife Europe & Central Asia (@BirdLifeEurope) March 21, 2022
Bioenergy is the production of energy by burning wood and biomass. It has catastrophic impacts on our beloved forests.
➡️ https://t.co/srW5pK2tAM pic.twitter.com/SA4idaYEP9