June 19, 2017 - A new study recently published in Nature Communications by scientists at Environment and Climate Change Canada discovered a missing link in lower-atmosphere ozone formation: our forests.
May 9, 2017 - It’s been almost six years since the Island Lake Biomass Harvest Experiment was established in the Martel Forest region near Chapleau, Ont., and though the project is still in its early stages, researchers have begun to share some surprising findings from their ambitious harvesting experiment.
March 23, 2017 - Twenty years ago, enthusiasm about a green, energy-efficient and sustainable environment would likely have made you pretty isolated. However, over the last 20 years, that enthusiasm became a way of thinking and living, and is soon (if not already) becoming mainstream. The green energy and sustainable technology markets are growing. This is not an opinion, it‘s a fact. It‘s also a fact that the Green Building Energy Council plays a big role in those markets.
March 8, 2017 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Canada has commended the Canadian government's recent announcement to review the laws and policies related to its commitment to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), a document that describes both individual and collective rights of Indigenous peoples around the world based on the principles of equality, partnership, good faith and mutual respect.
Feb. 1, 2017 - Three years ago, Canadian Biomass featured Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Atikokan Generating Station on its cover (January 2014). Staff at OPG and particularly those in northwest operations look back with pride on the Atikokan conversion from coal to biomass and the many parallel successes enabled by this conversion.
Dec. 2, 2016 - After years of discussions, the European Commission has now proposed legislation on sustainability criteria for all bioenergy uses. This represents a major outcome for the entire European renewables industry and for the EU’s climate and energy targets, as bioenergy represents 60 per cent of all European renewable energy consumption.
Nov. 21, 2016 - Wood fibre prices in North America have trended downward over the past two years with prices in the third quarter of 2016 being at their lowest levels in more than two years, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR).
Oct. 3, 2016 - I have lived the majority of my life in small towns where forestry is a major player. In these towns, the forest was literally outside of the door. I am seeing growth of the interface between people and the forest.
Oct. 3, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Energy has a mission when it comes to biomass: to foster, by 2040, the production of “at least one billion dry tons of biomass resources on an annual basis without adversely affecting the environment.”
Aug. 25, 2016 - A University of Michigan study published today claims that biofuels created from crops account for more carbon dioxide emissions than gasoline.
Stored Solar sets record straight on Maine biomass plantsOct. 17, 2017 - The wife and husband team behind…
Diversifying operations: Kruger refocuses paper millsOct. 17, 2017 - It’s something we’ve heard many times…
Progress made towards international biomaterials innovation centre in MontrealOct. 20, 2017 - Technoparc Montréal and FPInnovations today concluded…
Small communities driving bioeconomy in northern OntarioOct. 17, 2017 - First Nations and small municipalities are…
New wood pellet heat website officially launchesOct. 18, 2017 - The Wood Pellet Association of Canada…
November 6-8, 2017
7th Annual European Biomass to Power Conference
November 8-9, 2017
IATA Alternative Fuel Symposium
November 16-17, 2017
European Bioenergy Future
November 21-22, 2017
Scaling Up 2017
November 27-29, 2017