NGOs take aim at forest bioenergy, SFI certification, in the run up to UN biodiversity summit

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 5, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

In the run up to next week’s COP15 Biodiversity Conference, NGO groups speak out against burning trees to make energy, and SFI certification. In related news: Paper Excellence’s COP27 declaration;Ontario’s Grassy Narrows blockade secures Weyerhaeuser pledge; Montreal works to restore Mount Royal’s biodiversity; and how plants adapt their lignin to face climate change. In other news: Ontario loses one of its forest champion; WorkSafeBC’s latest faller videos; and fallout from Vancouver Island’s floatplane crash.

In Company news: the private money behind Teal Jones’s US expansion; WestRock completes its Mexican acquisition; Envoy Solutions buys Penn Paper; Twin Rivers Paper sells its New Brunswick sawmill; Westervelt announces leadership changes and MNP expands to Kelowna. In other news: molded pulp packaging makes headway; and FPInnovation shares carbon capture, utilization and storage webinars.

Finally, when innovation and nature merge – RBC’s latest Thought Leadership article.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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