The heroic role of forest contractors in fighting the fires has been rewarded by
VicForest by invoking the Force Majeure clause of the contracts between VicForest and Forest Contractors effectively removing any financial
obligations by VicForest to Forest Contractors.
In 2004, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management awarded the Barton plant a Pollution Prevention Achievement Award for the plant’s good environmental footprint and design. In 2008 SCA established a new carbon-dioxide target of a 20% reduction in emissions from fossil fuels
The wood panels industry is seeking to have the manufacturing of wood panels (particleboard, medium density fibreboard and laminated veneer lumber) recognised as an emissions-intensive trade-exposed (EITE) activity and therefore eligible for assistance as part of the Government's prop
The Federal Government's apparent decision to delay the carbon trading scheme by around six months may still leave Australia unprepared for its introduction, according to carbon trading expert, Jan Brandjes of Carbon Focus.
On April 21 2009, Australia's first ever Carpenters Day will be held in most capital cities around the country. It will be a day to celebrate the ways in which carpenters play an important role in tackling climate change, by using one of the planet's most natural materials - wood.
The Tasmanian Greens today accused the Bartlett Government and Forestry Tasmania of pulling the wool over the eyes of Tasmanian forest contractors, as well as the Tasmanian community itself, as the global decline in pulp and woodchip prices pulp Gunns and the woodchip-driven Tasmanian
Last June, the Federal Government dissolved the national network of 19 Private Forestry Development Committees (PFDCs), regional groups whose key objective was to put trees back into over-cleared farm land.