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Please reject burning and subsidising of native forest wood as renewable energy

Burning native forest wood for energy is not clean, renewable or green. Australian Government policy is currently not to allow renewable energy subsidies for native forest wood, but this is under threat. Further, logging native forest makes it MORE fire prone. It does NOT reduce risk.
The woodchipping industry views burning native forest for electricity as a lifeline to enable continued destruction of Australia’s native forests as traditional markets for woodchips have collapsed. Protecting native forests is the quickest, safest and cheapest way to help stop climate change

This petition was delivered to:
  • Independent Senator for South Australia, Leader of Nick Xenophon Team
    Nick Xenophon
  • Senator for Tasmania
    Jacqui Lambie
  • Minister for Industry and Science
    The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP
  • Minister for the Environment
    Greg Hunt MP
  • Shadow Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water
    The Hon Mark Butler
  • Senator Dio Wang
  • Senator Jacquie Lambie
  • Senator Glenn Lazarus
  • Senator John Madigan
  • Senator David Leyonhjelm
  • Senator Ricky Muir
  • Senator Nick Xenophon


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