Tuesday, May 17, 2016

[biofuelwatch] EcoWatch: Is Biomass Energy Renewable?





Is Biomass Energy Renewable?

- by Josh Schlossberg, May 17, 2016, EcoWatch

A report funded by Clean Air Council questions whether biomass should count as renewable energy, arguing that carbon dioxide and air pollutant emissions disqualify the controversial energy source.

Wood Burning, Biomass, Air Pollution and Climate Change, by Christopher D. Ahlers, adjunct professor of Law at Vermont Law School, explains that the term renewable is a "subjective policy judgment" that must take into account the health and environmental impacts of a given energy source.

READ MORE at EcoWatch

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Posted by: Josh <josh@energyjustice.net>



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