The Future of Forestry: A Workers Perspective for Successful, Sustainable and Just Forestry was released on October 16 by Unifor’s Forestry Industry Council, representing the union’s 24,000 members in the forestry sector. 442 more words
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Irelands Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe announced that a total budget of €17 million will go towards the RHI scheme and the encouragement of greater uptake of electric vehicles as part of Ireland’s commitment to its climate change obligations. 161 more words
Europe must prevent using trees and crops as a way to meet renewable-energy requirements or it will risk further increases in food prices, deforestation and land grabs, environmental groups said.
As the world moves towards low-carbon fuel solutions, the number of power plant boilers combusting biomass or recycled fuel steadily grows, with more than one thousand biomass boilers in Europe alone. 566 more words
As promised, let’s talk about ocean acidification.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), “Ocean acidification (OA) refers to changes in global ocean carbon chemistry in response to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2).” NOAA asserts that the surface absorption of CO2 in our oceans and Great Lakes is causing them to acidify by reducing their pH levels. 601 more words