On May 16-17, the EU Parliament’s Environment Committee will vote to amend the Renewable Energy Directive. This is a unique chance to stop subsidizing the destruction of nature for energy and to promote true renewables instead.
Today (May 16-17) the EU Parliament's @EP_Environment will vote to amend the Renewable Energy Directive— BirdLife Europe & Central Asia (@BirdLifeEurope) May 16, 2022
MEPs: exclude forest biomass & crop-based biofuels from #REDIII
VOTE FOR CA9, CA8b, CA7
REJECT CA9a, CA8, CA8a, CA7a
Tell your MEPs in the thread to stop burning nature⬇️ pic.twitter.com/RrC2Mp71yX
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