War is changing wood pellet market dynamics in Europe

The Tree Frog Forestry News
November 9, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

The war is driving EU pellet prices up, creating competition for small-diameter logs with pulp. In related news: Zelensky says Russia has destroyed 2 million hectares of Ukraine’s forests. In other Business news: Kalesnikoff Lumber wins business award; McDonald’s shifts to FSC/paper cutlery; and positive financial reports by Stella-Jones; Conifex; and James Hardie; but net-loss for GreenFirst.

In Forestry/Climate news: ENGO’s push White House for old-growth protection; Brazil’s new president vows to save the Amazon; a UBC Big Tree Registry update from the Kootenays; and what post-carbon design looks like in the UK. 

Finally, wood-based batteries for electric cars, and Mary Kay’s tree planting celebration.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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