NGOs take aim at European vote recognizing forest bioenergy

The Tree Frog Forestry News
September 16, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

NGOs announced legal action to block EU Parliament vote on forest bioenergy, say America’s hardwood forests are being stripped bare. In related news: forestry by-products may help decarbonize Canada’s airlines; and Fort Nelson First Nation pursues new pellet plant. Meanwhile: the inconvenient truth about France’s forest fires; and the shortfall of the Norway-Indonesia deal on deforestation.

In Product news: how mass timber can improve health and wellbeing; the TimberFever design competition returns to Ontario; UBC Engineers feature wood in aircraft model competition; and nine impressive parametric wood structures.

In Business news: Stella-Jones purchases Texas Electric Cooperatives; Canadian housing starts decline in August; and no progress yet on the Weyerhaeuser strike.

Finally, Montana entrepreneur invents value-added wood product for the auto-sector.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor


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