The Committee publishes many opinion pieces in, among others. Trouw, de Volkskrant, De Telegraaf, Het Parool etc.

Urgent letter from international coalition of environmental organizations to the Dutch House of Representatives.

Comité Schone Lucht (13 juni 2023)
In run up to Round Table Biomass House of Representatives 15 June next

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The Questionable Role of Biomass in the Energy Transition

Fenna Swart (12 juni 2023) Comité Schone Lucht
Position Paper Round Table Conversation Biomass, Cie EZK dated 15 June 2023

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Loopholes in Biomass Subsidy Legislation Threaten European Climate Policy

Fenna Swart, Maarten Visschers (17 november 2022) Politico
Recently, energy prices have risen exponentially and Europe is going through difficult times. Reason for the European Commission to intervene in the energy market, so that energy bills remain affordable and do not immediately end up in a financial malaise. A sympathetic endeavor.

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Burning forests for energy isn’t ‘renewable’ – now the EU must admit it

Greta Thunberg, Lina Burnelius, Fenna Swart and others (5 september 2022) The Guardian
The EU’s classification of wood fuels is accelerating the climate crisis. Next week, a key vote can change that.

Read more - NGO’s ‘set fire’ to protest use of forest biomass

Marlene Stocker and Mirko Paradiso (16 november 2021) EURACTIV
On Monday (November 15) a group of activists gathered in front of the European Parliament in Brussels to protest against production of bioenergy in Europe by burning wood.

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Helsingin Sanomat - Brysselissä mieltään osoittaneet aktivistit haluavat lopettaa puun polton: ”Miten Suomi voi ylpeillä metsillään, kun niitä tuhotaan koko ajan?”

Teija Sutinen (15 november 2021) Helsingin Sanomat
HJärjestöjen mielestä EU-maiden ei pitäisi investoida polttoon perustuvaan uusiutuvaan energiaan. Suomalainen metsänhoito ei saa kiitosta.

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