Green Nightmare: Burning Biomass is Not Renewable Energy

Posted by Trish Riley, December 18, 2009

flagstaff, AZ ©Trish Riley“Number of years the United States could meet its energy needs by burning all its trees: 1.

– Harpers List, January 2006

Ironically, just as delegates in Copenhagen are ramping up efforts to preserve forests globally to slow global warming, a technology that has the opposite effect is poised to wreak havoc on forests around the world. It’s called biomass burning: chipping up trees and burning them in power plants to create electricity.”

via Jeff Gibbs: Green Nightmare: Burning Biomass is Not Renewable Energy.

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