E-alerts and Petitions

SAY NO TO BURNING TREES FOR ENERGY IN UK – PETITION FROM CUT CARBON NOT FORESTS

We are asking for you to sign this petition which will be delivered to the UK and ask then to stop burning trees for energy. Find out more here.

Petition: Don’t burn trees and bushes in converted coal plants in Germany!

UK: END BIOMASS SUBSIDIES – Constituent PAGE

We are asking UK constituents to email their MPs to ask them to sign our pledge and show their support by to help transfer over £1 billion in UK renewable subsidies from tree burning to renewable wind, wave & solar power. If you are a consituent you can find out how to take action by visiting our UK end Biomass page here.

EU Petition – The EU must protect forests, not burn them for energy.

Right now, EU policymakers are making critical decisions on how we respond to the climate and biodiversity crises, how we generate energy, and how we protect nature and biodiversity. These decisions will impact us for decades to come. Now is the time to let EU officials know: burning wood for fuel is a disaster for forests and the climate and is not what people want for “renewable energy”.

Sign the petition here to send a clear message to the EU that they must protect forests and not burn them for energy

UK: CUT CARBON NOT FORESTS CAMPAIGN

Please ask your MP to transfer UK renewable subsidies from tree burning in UK power stations to wind & solar power

Biofuelwatch is delighted to be part of the exciting new Cut Carbon Not Forests coalition campaign with US environmental organisations, Dogwood Alliance, NRDC & The Southern Environmental Law Center.  

We’re asking the UK Government to take urgent action to protect forests, wildlife, communities and the climate by transferring around £1 billion in UK renewable subsidies from tree burning in UK power stations like Drax to genuinely low-carbon renewables such as wind and solar power.

How to take action

Please ask your MP to help redirect UK renewable subsidies from tree burning to renewable wind & solar power: https://www.cutcarbonnotforests.org/email-your-mp/ 

You can find out more about the campaign here

UK: END BIOMASS SUBSIDIES – MP PAGE

We are asking MPs to show their support by signing our pledge to help transfer over £1 billion in UK renewable subsidies from tree burning to renewable wind, wave & solar power and also asking constituents to contact their MPs to sing the pledge. If you are a MP or consituent you can find out how to take action by visiting our UK end Biomass page here.

OPEN LETTER FOR GROUPS TO CALL ON THE GOVERNMENT TO END BIOMASS SUBSIDIES

We are asking environmental and public health organisations, community groups and Trade Unions to support our Open Letter calling on the Government to redirect renewable subsidies from biomass burning to genuinely renewable energy

Individuals can support the campaign by asking your MP to call on the Secretary of State to redirect the subsidies. Go to the Cut Carbon Not Forests website and click on “email your MP”.

US – NO to Genetic Engineering (GE) in Our Forests! petition

Researchers want approval from the USDA to plant GE trees in our forests. This would unleash a irreversible experiment with unforeseeable consequences for decades or even centuries. We cannot let this go ahead – Sign the petition here


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