Leak: Forest conservationists slam RED reform plans

Campaigners have voiced outrage as a leaked draft of renewable energy policy reforms suggests the European Commission is contemplating only limited changes to bioenergy rules.

by Robert Hodgson
A pile of logs cut for firewood as in Greece's Rodopi mountain range, March 2020. Conservationists are concerned revised EU rules will do little to prevent forest clearances for energy use. Photo: Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images
A pile of logs cut for firewood as in Greece's Rodopi mountain range, March 2020. Conservationists are concerned revised EU rules will do little to prevent forest clearances for energy use. Photo: Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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