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Biofuewatch briefing about the White Rose “CCS” project

The White Rose “CCS” project: Why its “carbon capture” plans are doubtful and why public subsidies should not be spent on Drax’s new “White Elephant” coal power plant

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#axedrax: not forests, communities or the climate! Drax AGM protest April 2015


Wednesday 22nd April 2015 // 11:00-13:00 // The Grocers’ Hall, Princes Street, London EC2R 8AD

Drax is the largest coal-fired power station and single biggest carbon emitter in the UK, and is now also the biggest biomass power station in the world. In return for trashing forests and digging up communities, Drax is receiving more →

Petition: Brazilian Gov’t Must Reject Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees


From the Campaign to Stop GE Trees: On Thursday 5 March, the Brazilian Biosafety Commission (CTNBio) was scheduled to decide whether to approve the commercial release of GE trees developed by FuturaGene. This meeting was cancelled after it was disrupted by activists, and after FuturaGene’s operations were taken over by 1,000 women more →

Tell the Department of Energy: No Genetically Engineered Trees or Crops for Biofuels in the Southeast!


The Department of Energy (DOE) has released a Programmatic draft Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) to determine whether to use $36 million of very good site taxpayer money to visit web site test genetically engineered (GE) and hybrid crops in the Southeastern US for bioenergy. The DOE believes without this government funding, production of liquid biofuels and biomass will not increase more →