- Record high global temperatures, high winds and rising sea levels are becoming the norm as climate change impacts are starting to be felt on the planet, according to a new comprehensive report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
- The true worth of oceans' services and ecosystems, including food security, storm protection and carbon absorption is not being factored in by policy makers, according to a study from the Stockholm Environment Institute.
- A company that converts plastic into fuels and another that makes measurement sensors for the smart grid are the inaugural investments of a new $30 million cleantech venture fund launched in Ontario.
- The Canadian government has announced new funding of $35 million over five years to Canadian university and government scientists and researchers to help "improve understanding of the climate and the atmosphere."
- The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental.
|Exhibitor:||Forest Products Association of Canada|
|Contact Name:||Isabelle Des Chênes, Vice President|
410 - 99 Bank Street,
Ottawa, ON K1P6B9
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) works on behalf of Canada's wood, pulp, and paper producers at both the national and international level, representing industry interests on a wide variety of issues, particularly those related to the economy, trade, and the environment. FPAC member companies are responsible for 66% of certified forest lands in Canada. Third-party certification of their forest management practices is a condition of membership in the Association — a world first.
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