Pulp and Circumstance: Factors Strengthening the Competitiveness and Reducing the Risk of Pulp Producers in the U.S. South

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This post summarizes Forisk research from 2015 assessing pulpwood markets and the relative competitiveness of the pulp and paper sector in the U.S. South. Phone rings. Timberland investor asks, “Hey, is the pulp sector in the U.S. South at risk?” more…

Nibbling on a Chicken or Nibbling on an Elephant? Another Example of Incomplete and Misleading Analysis of US Forest Sustainability and Wood Bioenergy Markets

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Years ago, I interviewed a graduate student for a job opening. The bottom of the applicant’s resume said “fluent in Spanish.” So I asked, in Spanish, “where did you learn Spanish?” The applicant, eyes wide open, hesitated before saying, “well, more…