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Media Briefings for EU Biomass Case

***MARCH 4: MEDIA TELEBRIEFING For EU Reporters***

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES:

 

LAWSUIT SEEKS TO REMOVE FOREST BIOMASS FROM EU’S
RENEWABLE ENERGY DIRECTIVE

Applicants from six different countries will file a lawsuit against the European Union for ignoring the science on forest bioenergy and promoting false climate solutions

WHAT:          

On March 4, 2019 the Center for Climate Integrity will host a media telebriefing to discuss a landmark climate lawsuit being filed that same day against the European Union.

The lawsuit will challenge the EU’s inclusion of forest biomass as a renewable and carbon-neutral energy source in the 2018 revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED II). The call will feature three of the European plaintiffs, as well as Peter Lockley, the plaintiffs’ legal counsel, and Mary Booth, PhD, the lead science advisor on the case. They will discuss the case as well as forest, climate, and human health impacts from forest biomass harvesting and combustion in Europe and North America.

WHO:             

  • Mary Booth, PhD, lead science advisor on the case
    Peter Lockley, legal counsel for plaintiffs
    Plaintiffs: Tony Lowes (Ireland), Raul Cazan (Romania), Peter Sabo (Slovakia)

WHEN: Monday, March 4, 2019 at noon CET

DIAL-IN INFORMATION:

+1-877-770-3136 (USA toll-free number)
Conference ID: 2686435
Click here for slide presentation:  
https://www.pfpi.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/EU_Briefing.pdf

RSVP Requested
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO RSVP CONTACT:

Mark Olden, Media Advisor, Fern (mark@fern.org; +44 797 388 4718)

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***MARCH 4: MEDIA TELEBRIEFING For US Reporters***

CANCELLED 

Please contact Danny Hajjar for a recording of the EU briefing held earlier.

Danny Hajjar at dhajjar@mrss.com / 202-478-6182.

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