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Environment

Living Planet: Wood as fuel: A good idea?

To meet renewable energy targets by 2020, European countries have rediscovered wood as a fuel. But conservationists fear this new hunger for biomass could have disastrous consequences — like deforestation. But is burning wood for fuel always bad? DW visits an award-winning, model biomass facility in Germany to find out.