Burning Biomass Will Make Climate Worse
Despite being branded as "carbon neutral" - Prof. John Sterman's research shows that burning bio-mass such as wood chips is actually quite detrimental.
Sterman, in a recent MIT paper, compares carbon neutrality logic to putting $1000 in a bank that promises to give it back, in 80 years, assuming they don’t go out of business or decide to spend it on something else. “You’d be better off if you keep your money,” he wrote, and “[i]t’s better to keep the trees on the land and all that carbon out of the atmosphere.”
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Article by Saul Elbein