The only legitimate use of what international entities and companies call “biomass” is as food for living beings and the restoration of soil fertility. The emissions released as a result of energy misuse should be reduced at the source, bringing an end to wasteful consumption. We need renewable energy sources that are decentralized and controlled by the people.
– From ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE JUSTICE NOW! Position Paper of La Vía Campesina, published by La Via Campesina.