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Some European countries are cutting down forests in PAs to supply wood pellets for energy

Burning wood was never supposed to be the cornerstone of the European Union’s green energy strategy.


When the bloc began subsidizing wood burning over a decade ago, it was seen as a quick boost for renewable fuel and an incentive to move homes and power plants away from coal and gas. Chips and pellets were marketed as a way to turn sawdust waste into green power.


https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/09/07/world/europe/eu-logging-wood-pellets.html

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