Commission ‘must reform’ renewable energy policy in light of biomass report

A landmark study on the use of forest biomass for energy shows that the recast Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) needs major reforms if the EU is to meet its climate and biodiversity goals, a coalition of green groups has said.

by Simon Pickstone
Assessment: the study identifies an upward trend in the use of woody biomass in the past 20 years (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Assessment: the study identifies an upward trend in the use of woody biomass in the past 20 years (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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