Canada to launch incentives to spur low-carbon technologies

The Tree Frog Forestry News
November 20, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

Following US lead, Canada will start paying subsidies to spur low-carbon technologies. In related news: a UN report says global CO2 emissions have reached a record high; Parks Canada says forests are integral to fighting climate change; efforts are underway to bring back California’s redwoods; and Nova Scotia is importing BC beetles to protect its hemlocks.

In other news: BC is helping PowerWood and Western Wood Preservers expand; West Fraser completes its acquisition of Spray Lake Sawmills; US Senator Angus King calls for mass timber in federal projects; the US EPA invests in a Seattle wood-salvage company; BC Wood celebrates a successful Global Buyers Mission; and the latest update from the Softwood Lumber Board

Finally, the world’s first wooden satellite seeks to make space junk biodegradable.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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