Natasha Fast (SAVE), Pastor Angela Manning (New Life Ministries), Allan Ricketts (Project Manager), Geraldine Fairell, Ken Klanicki, Brad Lofton (Executive Director), picture by John S. Quarterman (LAKE)
Lying in the center of the table in the picture is this document:
Biomass carbon neutrality in the context of forest-based fuels and productsThe copy on the table is dated April 7, 2010; the online version is dated May 2010. It’s a powerpoint presentation that makes many good points, among them that coal doesn’t grow back, while trees do. So in theory it would be possible, by organizing harvesting of biomass over a region to make burning biomass for electricity carbon neutral.
by Reid Miner, NCASI, Al Lucier, NCASI
The document comes right out and says:
At point of combustion, CO2 emissions per unit of energy produced are generally higher for biomass fuels than for fossil fuels.Continue reading