The EU’s renewable energy strategy receives strong criticism from scientists

Renewable Energy Strategy - Forest

Scientists disagree with Europe’s plan of using wood as a renewable power source. Wood is being considered as a low-carbon fuel by the European Union, which has decided to make wood burning a part of its renewable energy strategy. Leading climate scientists adamantly disagree with this decision and say that adopting such a strategy is not only likely to increase greenhouse gas emissions across the continent but also devastate some of the world’s most ancient forests. Burning wood for fuel could double Europe’s use of renewable power by 2030. The…

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