Heat dome or heat wave — and what’s the difference?

The Tree Frog Forestry News
June 19, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

Heat dome or heat wave — why now? What’s the difference? And how are the US and Canada impacted. In related news: one death and thousands of evacuations reported in New Mexico wildfire; Turkey’s Dardanelles Straight is closed by wildfire smoke; and a better start for Alberta’s wildfire season.

In Forestry news: Minister Guilbault calls for emergency decree to protect Quebec caribou; BC partners with First Nations to protect Vancouver Island old-growth; researchers say log booms are harmful to BC salmon habitat; Montana’s governor opposes Biden’s old-growth protections; and the EU nature restoration plan is finally approved. 

In Company news: Kruger, Kamloops runs on wildfire wood; Cascades updates its egg packaging product; West Fraser Europe looks to switch from roads to rail; Running Tide closes its Iceland carbon-sequestration venture; and Stora Enso invests in wood-based batteries.

Finally, if forests truly drive wind and water cycles, what does it mean for the climate?

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

Read More