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INVITATION: Documentary viewing "Forest as fuel" 29th May

Beautiful, biodiversity rich wetland forests destroyed to fuel the European renewable energy market. Trucks full of trees heading to be shredded, pelletized and shipped to Europe.

Join us for a viewing of a documentary by ZEMBLA, an investigative current affairs program by the Dutch public broadcasting VARA, that heads to the Southeastern United States to uncover the story of wood pellets imported to the Dutch power plants as renewable energy.  

The viewing is organized by Fern, Dogwood Alliance and Birdlife Europe.


Programme: (to be confirmed)

 Snacks and drinks will be served before the event starts, so please arrive in advance.

Introduction:                 
        Hanna Aho, Forests and Climate Campaigner, Fern
        Adam Macon, Campaign Director, Dogwood Alliance

Short film Rising Up in Richmond County
The story of a local community in North Carolina that stood up to defend their health and rights and to fight against a new pellet facility by market giant Enviva.

ZEMBLA documentary Forest as fuel 
Documentary by ZEMBLA, that uncovers the story of pellets imported from Southeastern United States to the Dutch power plants as renewable energy.

Comments:
         Sara Van Dyck, Energy Policy Advisor, Bond Beter Leefmilieu

Questions and open discussion


Please register here as seats are limited.


For further information: hanna@fern.org, tel: +32 (0)2 894 46 11

 
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DATE

Lundi 29 mai 2017 - 17h00 / 19h00

CONTACT

FERN

Emilie van Strydonck
http://www.mundo-b.org/fr/Associations/FERN.html