How Much Wood Goes to Bioenergy?

Across the US South, forests are being used to produce wood pellets. These pellets are burned for electricity generation in the European Union and beyond. This industry was almost nonexistent before 2010. So how much wood is now going to producing wood pellets? Let’s find out together. What’s the deal with biomass energy? Biomass energy […]

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New Survey Results: Bioenergy Is A Keystone Environmental Issue

In this first part of the year, we’re exploring our new survey’s results on logging, bioenergy, climate impacts, and nature. Here, we’re taking a closer look at bioenergy in the US South. We asked our respondents five questions about wood pellets and bioenergy. They responded in surprising ways. Find out what it means for forests […]

Clean, Green, and Renewable Energy: What’s the Difference?

You’re probably familiar with the terms clean energy, green energy, and renewable energy from the news. You may even think that they mean roughly the same thing. I’m sorry to say that’s not the case. (It’s ok, you’re not alone in that.) It turns out that each of the three terms differ from one another […]


The Economic Benefits of Solar Power

Fossil fuels (especially coal and natural gas) are still the largest source of energy in the United States. Together, they accounted for 59% of the total electricity generation in the country in 2020. The air pollution fossil fuels cause every year is aggravating climate change and endangering the health of millions of people. In 2018, […]

Statement: S&P Global Clean Energy Index Drops Drax

Biomass is now seen as a false climate solution and should no longer be a member of the renewables club The S&P Global Clean Energy Index is designed to measure top companies in global clean energy-related businesses that helps financial service firms make recommendations to investors concerned about climate change, the environment, and biodiversity. As […]

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