Wood heating eclipses all other sources of PM2.5 pollution in Massachusetts
Wood heating eclipses all other sources of PM2.5 pollution in Massachusetts

Wood heating is responsible for 92% of fine particulate air pollution in Massachusetts’ heating sector, and nearly a third of such emissions statewide, even though only 12% of homes in the Commonwealth burn wood.

Maine forests next on the chopping block for biomass
Maine forests next on the chopping block for biomass

Maine is seeking to dramatically increase production of woody biomass fuel, and the prospect of federal funding– some of it in the form of new “clean energy” tax credits – is driving the expansion.

New Bills Will Close Loopholes in Massachusetts’ Clean Energy Laws
New Bills Will Close Loopholes in Massachusetts’ Clean Energy Laws

New state bills in Massachusetts would end subsidies for woody biomass.

California Scheming: Rural county officials diving into the wood pellet business
California Scheming: Rural county officials diving into the wood pellet business

A proposal for two massive wood pellet plants in northern California is being hyped as a “forest resiliency” project

Massachusetts’ Climate Forestry Committee Recommendations: Follow the Science
Massachusetts’ Climate Forestry Committee Recommendations: Follow the Science

Governor Healey asked for – and received – strong scientific support for protecting forests for their climate benefits

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Our Work

From our home in Massachusetts to Europe and beyond, PFPI is using science, communications, and smart and strategic advocacy to protect forests and our climate future.

International Campaigns

Working for science-based forest and climate policies in Europe and beyond

US Federal Policy

Advocating for forest protection, healthy air, and clean renewable energy

US State & Local Work

Providing science and policy support to organizations and communities

Litigation

Using the law to protect and restore forest ecosystems around the world

Corporate Accountability

Combating biomass and forest industry greenwashing

Massachusetts Policy

Leading the fight against biomass energy in the Bay State for over a decade

Partnership for Policy Integrity