Paris climate agreement overlooks wood pellet loophole

Curran Renewables wood pellet manufacturing mill in New York. (Credit: Wild Center/flickr)

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With the U.S. back in the Paris Agreement, and with governments across the country evaluating how they can cut carbon emissions, a question remains about one contentious "carbon neutral" energy source: wood pellets.

Wood pellets are burned as a form of biomass energy, or bioenergy, and are touted as a "carbon neutral" energy source in the global transition away from fossil fuels.

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Source: Enivronmental Health News

 

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