Biofuelwatch invites you to the launch of their new report, Biomass: the Chain of Destruction.
Tuesday 29 October, 7-9pm, at the Lumen Centre.
Please book your tickets here as places are limited. The event is free, but donations are welcome.
The report looks at the impacts, in supplier countries and in affected communities in the UK, of the exponentially growing use of Biomass for 'renewable' electricity generation.
The programme for the evening will include:
Presentation by Winnie Overbeek, Coordinator of the World Rainforest Movement about the impacts of eucalyptus plantations in Maranhão, Brazil, which are being developed by Suzano Papel e Celulose to produce wood pellets for export, including to the UK (via videolink)
Scot Quaranda, Dogwood Alliance about the impacts of wood pellet exports, including to Drax and Ironbridge on southern US forests (via videolink);
Sophie Bastable, Biofuelwatch about the impacts of biomass electricity on UK communities
Speaker from a community opposing a biomass power station in the UK (tbc)
This will be followed by discussion and networking.
Light refreshments will be provided.