The arrival of La Niña could slow global warming

The Tree Frog Forestry News
February 9, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The arrival of La Niña could slow the rapid global warming that began with El Niño. In related news: sparse snowpack raises drought fears in BC; Alberta readies for a busy wildfire season; wildfire pollutants can damage your skin; carbon credits put New Hampshire timber at risk; not all EU carbon credits are created equal ; climate change shrinks good-burn days in Georgia; and Forestry Australia says prescribed burning is key.

In other news: NRDC pans Home Depot’s sourcing policy; Bob Brash on BC’s forest of opportunity; Rosboro idles its Springfield, Oregon stud mill; Interfor reports Q4, 2023 loss; and Acadian Timber reports positive Q4, 2023 results. On the mass timber front: US demand exceeds supply; the US Deputy Secretary tours Oregons’ advanced wood products lab; and why mass timber is exceling in Canada’s community centres.

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Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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