Biofuelwatch works to raise awareness of the negative impacts of industrial biofuels and bioenergy on biodiversity, human rights, food sovereignty and climate change. Based in UK and US, we work with national and international partners to expose and oppose the social and environmental damages resulting from bioenergy-driven increased demand for industrial agriculture and forestry monocultures.
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Remind Defra: Decimating air quality monitoring and reporting is NOT the way to clean up our air!


Back in 2013, Defra tried to slash air quality monitoring and reporting across England as part of Government’s ‘Red Tape’ challenge. They put those proposals on ice after 18,000 people responded to their consultation, protesting that air quality monitoring and reporting aren’t more →

GE Trees: Columbus Day and the Colonization of Land, Trees and Genes

Photo credit Orin Langelle

Huffington Post article by Rachel Smolker

I spent the past several days participating in the Indigenous Environmental Network Campaign to Stop GE Trees Action Camp in the Qualla Boundary, homelands of the Eastern Band Cherokee in North Carolina. Participants included members of tribes across the Southeast, who came to learn more →

Public Meeting (London, 5/2): Biomass and Coal – Burning the Future

Tickets are free but please book via Eventbrite to avoid disappointment!

We will have a speaker from a US alliance of conservation organisations that are campaigning against the destruction of their country’s forests to produce pellets for Drax and other UK power stations. In the southern US, remnants of highly biodiverse and more →

Energy for the future – is policy fit for purpose – Debate between Secretary of State Ed Davey and Duncan Law from Biofuelwatch

On Friday, 6th February, Transition Town Kingston are hosting a debate on Energy Policy between Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (and the local MP) and Duncan Law from Biofuelwatch:

TTK host a discussion: “Energy for the future – is policy fit for purpose?”

Where? Kingston Workmen’s Club, more →