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EVENT: Register now for 'Forest as Fuel' film screening in Brussels

Register now to join us for a film screening, informal discussion, drinks and nibbles on Monday evening.

In the Southeastern United States beautiful, biodiversity-rich wetland forests are destroyed to fuel the European 'renewable' energy market. Trucks full of trees are shredded, pelletized and shipped to Europe.

Join us for an informal discussion, drinks and screening of Forest as Fuel (Dutch, English subtitles), a documentary that heads to the Southeastern United States to uncover the story of wood pellets imported to Dutch power plants as renewable energy.  The film was first screened in March 2017 by ZEMBLA, an investigative current affairs program by the Dutch public broadcasting VARA,

Time: Monday 29th May, at 17:00-19:00
Place: Mundo B, Rue d'Edimbourg 26, Brussels, Conference room (downstairs)

The viewing is organized by Fern, Dogwood Alliance and Birdlife Europe.

Snacks and drinks will be served before the event starts.

Program

Opening remarks and welcome:                 
        Hanna Aho, Forests and Climate Campaigner, Fern
        Adam Macon, Campaign Director, Dogwood Alliance

Short film “Rising Up in Richmond County”
The story of a local community in North Carolina that stood up to defend their health and rights and to fight against a new pellet facility by market giant Enviva.

ZEMBLA documentary “Forest as fuel” 
Documentary by ZEMBLA, that uncovers the story of pellets imported from Southeastern United States to the Dutch power plants as renewable energy.

Comments:
         Sara Van Dyck, Energy Policy Advisor, Bond Beter Leefmilieu

Questions and open discussion