Environment, Carbon and Forests
PRINCE GEORGE – The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC), one of the tallest contemporary wood buildings in North America, officially opened today, on budget and on time, further positioning B.C. as a leader in wood innovation and design.
The Amazon rainforest has degraded to the point where it is losing its ability to benignly regulate weather systems, according to a stark new warning from one of Brazils leading scientists.
In a new report, Antonio Nobre, researcher in the governments space institute, Earth System Science Centre, says the logging and burning of the worlds greatest forest might be connected to worsening droughts such as the one currently plaguing São Paulo and is likely to lead eventually to more extreme weather events.Continue reading...
Projects introducing improved stoves that save firewood and reduce emissions and indoor smoke address real needs but have often not succeeded as expected. Soini and Coe opine that one of the reasons for this is that lessons have not been learnt effectively. In a paper published in Development in Practice, they review the only available […]
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