Role of wood and biomass touted to combat climate change

The Tree Frog Forestry News
September 13, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

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

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