Drax Is Burning Virgin Forest

The BBC have finally caught up! There have been complaints for years about this:

Thanks, Guardian, For Questioning the Virtues of Biomass

A recent article in United Kingdom (UK)-based newspaper The Guardian gives fair coverage to the idea that biomass energy may not be as environmentally friendly as its advocates claim.

Burning Imported Wood in Drax Power Plant ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’, Says Kwarteng

The importing of wood to burn in Drax power station “is not sustainable” and “doesn’t make any sense”, the business and energy secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, told a private meeting of…

Researchers: Wood Burning Unsustainable, Huge Footprint…”Will Accelerate Warming For Decades”

The researchers say governments have been using “ false accounting” when calculating forest bioenergy’s emissions and that it “must end”.

Drax Subsidies Hit £893 Million Last Year

Subsidies for their biomass operation reached £893 million last year. All of this is added to our electricity bills:

Oops. No More Subsidies for Drax

Drax has been booted from an investment index of clean energy companies as doubts over the sustainability of its wood-burning power plant begin to mount within the financial sector.

Drax’s renewable energy plant is UK’s biggest CO2 emitter, analysis claims

Note how both Drax and the BEIS are simply sticking their fingers in their ears! “We don’t recognise these figures!!”

Drax To Face Court Over Wood Dust Pollution

It is of course deeply ironic that the green lobby has consistently attacked coal power because of pollution, and not just carbon dioxide emissions.

How To Handle 40 GW Offshore Wind (Or Not!)–Drax

Reposted from NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT JANUARY 9, 2021 Guest Post By Joe Public Drax’s latest Quarterly Bulletin has a section on storing excess wind power: I…

Report Claim: In retrospect, the burning of wood in district heating plants has resulted in climate saving

ENERGY A new report from the University of Copenhagen shows that the burning of wood is significantly more climate friendly than coal and slightly more climate friendly than natural gas…

Environmental Disaster: Northern Europe Deforestation Up 49% Due To Effort To Meet “CO2 Targets”!

Swiss meteorologist Jörg Kachelmann calls it “the dumbest energy and environmental policy ever”. Now, finally, after years of being warned, Germany’s mainstream media are finally showing signs of waking up…

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