Drax: The Green Energy Scandal exposed

A company that has received billions of pounds in green energy subsidies from UK taxpayers is cutting down environmentally important forests, a BBC Panorama investigation has found.

Forests in Canada have been cut down by Drax, a British company that makes wood pellets. It then burns the pellets to make electricity.

Drax says it only uses sawdust and waste wood that the timber industry doesn't want.

Panorama's The Green Energy Scandal Exposed is on BBC One at 20:00 on Monday 3rd October and on iPlayer afterwards https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001cw6z