US, Europe look to reduce emissions with carbon tariffs

July 23, 2021
Category: Today's Takeaway

The United States joins Europe in pursuing carbon tariffs on products from countries with weak climate policies. In other Business news: wildfires cause lumber prices to spike again; Horgan says BC lumber profits should go to wildfire fight; BC forestry employment is up 5%; Universal Forest Products reports record Q2; and CN doubles revenue as regulators mull Kansas City Southern deal

In other news: Ontario lawmakers call on Premier Ford to declare wildfire emergency; high lumber prices not benefiting New Brunswick landowners; US wildfires are burning-up carbon offsets; artificial intelligence is used to predict blazes; and Canada’s GHG approach may include a forest loophole.

Finally, Oregon’s magical marbled murrelet merry-go-round is called “unscientific”.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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