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Matthew Lesh writes for The Spectator

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Julian Jessop writes for City AM

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Telegraph

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has been quoted in The Daily Telegraph responding to call for the government to end subsidies for woody biomass.

Christopher said:

“Carbon capture storage is going to be required to meet the Government’s targets but it makes more sense to use it with cleaner and cheaper sources of energy than wood.”

Read the full article here.

In January 2024, Christopher wrote Trees for burning: the biomass controversy, a paper highlighting the government’s extensive subsidies for expensive and carbon-intensive woody biomass energy production.



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