New research on how timber cities can help decarbonize the world begets forecasts of mass timber growth. In related news: biomass is said to be key to UK’s energy security; Biden is set to boost biotechnology; and industry groups encourage Canada to establish hard climate targets. Elsewhere: an EU committee proposed new rules to limit deforestation; and an Oregon State study suggests forests may be compromised by rising temperatures.
In other news: Resolute breaks ground on new planer mill in Quebec; Weyerhaeuser’s Raymond Mill employees vote to strike; SmartLam and Peak Renewables announce Alabama investments; three more US unions reach tentative agreements with freight railroads; and fired New Brunswick college professor gets his day in court.
Finally, wood frogs awaken from their icy-slumber with this on their mind…
Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor