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Across the 48 states of the continental U.S., there is enough land to plant forests that could sequester the equivalent of about 5 percent of the greenhouse gases the country emitted in 2019.
March 29, 2021 by Mike Gaworecki
Keeping trees in the ground where they are already growing is an effective low-tech way to slow climate change.
March 23, 2021 by Beverly Law
To fix fashion’s sustainability problem, we need a little less conversation and a little more action
Sponsored: The industry is on the verge of a climate revolution, but progress is getting bogged down by semantics and distracted by low-hanging fruit.
March 15, 2021 by Angela Adams
President-elect Biden and leaders in the House and Senate have a chance to lead on climate change by standing up for forests.
December 30, 2020 by Alex Rudee
While tree-planting events in parks or schoolyards make for great photo opps, we should devote far more time to acts of restoration and conservation.
October 22, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Bank of America, Mastercard, Salesforce and Microsoft, along with the cities of Detroit and Dallas, are among launch partners for the first regional chapter of the 1t.org initiative, led by World Economic Forum and American Forests.
August 27, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Sponsored: Embracing circularity principles as part of natural climate solutions must be a part of the COVID-19 recovery. International Paper explains how it is helping to do just that.
August 24, 2020 by Sophie Beckham
Researchers are looking to kelp for help storing carbon dioxide far beneath the surface of the sea.
July 16, 2020 by Emma Bryce
If not carefully designed or part of a broader carbon management plan, carbon offset projects can have the potential to negatively impact local communities and economies, and biodiversity and other natural resources.
June 16, 2020 by Julie Nash
A pilot in Iowa offers a glimpse into the future of carbon credit marketplaces.
June 15, 2020 by Heather Clancy
New research indicates that parts of the Amazon and other tropical forests are emitting more CO2 than they absorb. Some scientists are concerned about this development.
June 10, 2020 by Fred Pearce
Focus less on what it’s called and more on what it describes.
May 29, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Global greenhouse-gas emissions have plunged in the wake of COVID-19, but keeping them down requires longer-term strategies blending industrial reductions with solutions that save the world’s forests, farms and fields.
May 11, 2020 by Steve Zwick
Sponsored: Danone, General Mills, Barry Callebaut and Braskem accelerate climate action through nature-based solutions.
May 6, 2020 by Michèle Zollinger
Coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket. Tree restoration could be a cost-effective way to put Americans back to work.
April 28, 2020 by Alex Rudee
There's an emerging market to pay farmers to store more carbon in the soil by using improved agricultural practices. But some scientists are questioning whether these efforts will actually help slow global warming.
April 16, 2020 by Gabriel Popkin
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
April 2, 2020 by Kiley Price
Projects succeed when locals have the right decision-making power, skills and incentives to protect their forests.
February 6, 2020 by Jan Cassin
It will take concerted action on the part of both public and private actors.
February 5, 2020 by Jad Daley
More than 350 companies have made commitments to help reverse nature loss and restore vital natural systems on which economic activity depends.
January 27, 2020 by Joel Makower
That’s equivalent to about 10.3 million American football fields.
January 3, 2020 by Liberty Vittert
Sponsored: Companies are working with nature to reach their corporate carbon targets.
December 4, 2019 by Michèle Zollinger
Poor land use is increasing erosion, nutrient depletion and other threats. But sustainable practices and technologies can reverse this trend.
September 6, 2019 by David Montgomery
If 2020 is about ending deforestation, 2030 must be about eliminating indiscriminate conversion of land for agricultural purposes.
August 15, 2019 by Melissa Ho
The five countries with the largest potential are Brazil, Indonesia, India, Madagascar and Colombia.
August 2, 2019 by Robin Chazdon