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vor 12 Jahre 3 months

  LONDON, Jul. 23, 2009 (RISI) - Recent weeks have seen the first signs of a hoped-for trickle down effect on the pulp and paper industry from China's massive economic stimulus package.

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

  July 14, 2009: The landmark American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 that narrowly passed through Congress on June 26 has come under fire by environmental critics who see the pared down measure as too little, too late. Originally proposed by Reps. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Edward Markey (...

The Economist | vor 12 Jahre 3 months

A MOST unusual document landed on your correspondent’s desk recently: a financial report from a rainforest. Iwokrama, a 370,000-hectare rainforest in central Guyana, announced that it was in profit. It added, more intriguingly, that rainforests had entered the “global economy”.

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

29.6.2009: For the second consecutive month, pulp producers are taking advantage of tighter supply conditions, if not better demand, and are seeking price hikes worldwide. For July, increases have been announced for softwood and hardwoods for North America, Europe and China/Asia. The hikes are...

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

Paper and board deliveries by CEPI countries were 21.7 million tonnes in the first quarter of 2009 as demand continues to be affected by the economic situation Consumption and trade in paper and board contracted further during the first quarter of 2009 as the global economic downturn continued...

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

New NASA research shows a sharp decline in the amount of smoke over the Amazon during the 2008 burning season, coinciding with a drop in deforestation reported last week by Carlos Minc, Brazil's Environment Minister.

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

I have recently been talking to several suppliers and producers in the pulp and paper industry in Asia, and the good news is that it looks as if the Chinese pulp and paper market is on a fast expansion track again. There are new projects, big and small, signed or under discussion again in the...

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

June 30, 2009: The World Bank has approved the readiness plans (R-Plans) for Guyana and Panama, opening the way for both countries to tap grants of up to US$3.6 million for preserving their forests.

Mongabay | vor 12 Jahre 3 months

June 29, 2009: A New Idea to Save Tropical Forests Takes Flight and then in 2005, a small group of countries changed everything. Papua New Guinea teamed up with Costa Rica and a handful of other countries to make a formal plea to the United Nations.

vor 12 Jahre 4 months

Implications of the American Clean Energy and Security Act for conservation June 26, 2009:Following today's passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) by the House of Representatives, The Nature Conservancy released a set of questions and answers with Mark Tercek, its chairman and...

vor 12 Jahre 4 months

June 29, 2009: Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva last week signed a controversial law granting 67.4 million hectares (166 million acres) of Amazon rainforest land to more than 1 million illegal settlers, reports Reuters.

vor 12 Jahre 4 months

Gordon Brown puts $100bn price tag on climate adaptation. Prime minister attempts to move stalling political talks on global warming away from targets and towards the cost of mitigation.

vor 12 Jahre 4 months

Jun 25, 2009 : The Cosmopolis pulp mill, located near Aberdeen in Washington state, was closed by Weyerhaeuser in 2005. The city of Aberdeen now has 30 million gallons of water a day available that the pulp mill no longer requires.

vor 12 Jahre 4 months

June 25th, 2009: Wood fiber consumption by the Japanese pulp industry reached a record high in 2008. Over 72 percent of the consumed wood chips were imported, most from hardwood plantations in the Southern Hemisphere. The costs of imported wood chips have increased substantially the past three...

vor 12 Jahre 4 months

London, 24th June 2009: Investment in forestry outperformed domestic commercial property and equities last year, producing a positive annual total return of 7.0%, eclipsed only by bonds, according to the IPD UK Forestry Index.By comparison, UK commercial property delivered -22.11%; UK equities...

vor 12 Jahre 4 months

TORONTO, June 24 /CNW/ - The Top 100 Forest, Paper and Packaging (FPP) companies from around the world saw net income tumble from positive $13.8 billion in 2007 to record losses of $8.0 billion in 2008, the first time this metric has been negative since 1996, the date PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)...

The Guardian | vor 12 Jahre 4 months

This is a series of articles (started here, June, 1st 2009) taken from GRIST, Offsets are still counterfeit carbon credits The arguments in favor of counterfeit carbon credits still fail no matter how often they are repeated

vor 12 Jahre 4 months

SCA Ortviken’s new pulp plant inaugurated June 24 2009  “We need strong companies that can make long-term investments even in the bad times,” said Bo Källstrand, County Governor, when he inaugurated the new mechanical pulping line at SCA's Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall, Sweden. The plant...

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