Wood products key to reducing GHG emissions: new study

The Tree Frog Forestry News
March 8, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

A new study says harnessing the ability of wood products to store carbon is key to reducing GHG emissions. In related news: New York leads the way with low carbon building announcements; mass timber makes headway with architects; Mondi recognized for StretchWrap—its paper replacement for plastic; IKEA looks to wood for sound-absorbing furniture; and more on Kalesnikoff’s expansion plans. Meanwhile: Conifex reports negative earnings; Canfor sees positive trends for lumber; and packaging manufacturers face reduce demand.

In Forestry/Climate news: Oregon narrowly approves conservation plan as loggers protest en mass; opposing views on forest restoration plans in Wisconsin and  California; a secret map suggests BC Forest Ministry is biased in favour of logging; and another First Nation expresses dismay over BC Land Act decision.

Finally, COFI adds keynotes Jason Krips and Louise Bender, celebrating a Private Forest Champion; and an auction for Evans Lake Forest Education camp.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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