B.C. giving millions to transform rainforest into wood pellets for export, new report documents

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The rapidly growing wood pellet export industry claims it offers a renewable energy fuel source for aging coal plants overseas, yet a new investigation warns the little-known biofuel poses an overlooked threat to forests, endangered species habitat and the climate.

“Energy really can grow on trees,” says the website of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada. 

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Source: The Narwhal

 

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