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Apocalyptic reporting on global warming has made us all panicky: Lomborg

Tree Frog Forestry News
January 29, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

Skeptical Environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg, says shallow, apocalyptic reporting on global warming has made us all panicky, whereas the truth is comparatively boring. In related news: the Sierra Club takes aim at BC’s hidden carbon emissions; habitat decline threatens BC trappers; and concerns over logging make the news in 100 Mile House; Northern California, Poland, Ireland and Madagascar (the rosewood trade).

In Business news: Tolko prepares to recall workers as Williams Lake rebuild nears completion; Northern Pulp and fishermen reach testing agreement in Nova Scotia; Newfoundland has a new forestry plan; and Paper Excellence welcomes BC’s coastal revitalization strategy.

The final straw: Ben & Jerry’s announces plan to eliminate single-use plastic straws and spoons.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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