Campaigners slam 'hypocritical' government over biomass strategy

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Survey commissioned by Cut Carbon Not Forests highlights public concern over environmental impact of biomass power in the run up to COP26 Climate Summit

The majority of the British public believe the UK should make strong environmental commitments as COP26 approaches, but do not think the government is "walking the walk" when sticking to its climate pledges,...

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