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Rosyth locals not aware of biomass plans

By Ana Dragalina, Friends of the Earth Scotland volunteer. Last Saturday we paid a visit to the people of Rosyth, Fife, and had a chat with them about one of Forth Energy’s proposed biomass powered plants which is planned to … Continue reading

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Take action on big biomass in Scotland

At Friends of the Earth Scotland, we believe there is a space for small, community-owned biomass boilers making use of heat and using locally sourced wood. Continue reading

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Valuable work experience as an intern

Last December, I graduated with a Masters in Environmental Law, but felt unemployable. What I needed was some hands-on work experience where I could see what environmental campaigners do, and have a go at campaigning myself. Continue reading

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Guest blog: Why big biomass is not sustainable

The Forth Energy biomass power schemes Critical appraisal of the carbon balance,  from Dr Ulrich Loening Renewable energy has finally become government policy. However the proposal by Forth Energy to construct four new biomass power plants cannot, in all probability, … Continue reading

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