Mercer curtails production at German pulp mill due to fire

The Tree Frog Forestry News
July 4, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

Mercer International curtailed pulp production at its Stendal pulp mill due to a woodyard fire. In other Business news: the pending ban on Russian wood pellets will impact lumber production; Canada’s GDP rose .3% in April; and falling commodity prices raise hopes that inflation has peaked. 

In Forestry/Climate news: Lawrie McFarlane on why police hesitate to confront protesters; MNP’s Jason Fisher on the risks & rewards of forest carbon offsets; Stephan Ellerbeck on fungi’s climate change role; and Colorado researchers make carbon-neutral cement with the help of micro-algae. Meanwhile: US ENGOs sue to stop logging in Montana and Oregon, while a California court allows thinning to proceed; and wildfire outbreaks in the Yukon and Peru.

Finally, to our readers celebrating nationhood in the US, happy Independence Day!

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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