RELEASE: Global Civil Society Opposes Charred Earth Policy

147 organisations from 44 countries warn against ‘biochar’ (large-scale charcoal) as a dangerous new false solution to climate change TAKE ACTION: Tell Leading Climate Scientists, Industrialists and Negotiators to Stop Promoting Industrial Scale Biochar By Earth’s Newsdesk, a project of Ecological Internet CONTACT: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org (Earth) — An international declaration was today launched by 147 organisations, including Ecological Internet, opposing the growing hype and political support for Biochar. The groups signing the declaration "strongly oppose the inclusion of soils in carbon trade and offset mechanisms, including in the Clean Development Mechanism.? The groups further assert that "the ‘biochar’…