Later this week, the California Air Resources Board is expected to approve a major set of new rules regarding greenhouse gas emissions. As many industries are forced to go on a low-carbon diet, timber companies are in a position to benefit. Guest: Mark Schapiro, who covers environmental stories for the Center for Investigative Reporting and California Watch..
For one thing, trees are big storehouses for carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas. For another, the industry has had a lot of input in shaping the rules.