The Immense Potential of Forests to Sequester Carbon

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 17:20:12 +0000

By Brian Stewart Most of us understand that trees are good for the environment and that they absorb carbon in order to grow. We are familiar with comparisons that show how many trees would have to be planted in order to compensate for the carbon emissions from an airplane flight or from driving our cars. […]

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What Would Planting 100 Million Trees Per Week Do In 5, 50, & 500 Years?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 17:35:33 +0000

A trillion trees, low-tillage agriculture, and a sustainable economy would mean that in about 500 years we would have the level of CO2 about where we want to keep it, probably around 300 ppm.

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Nissan Teams Up With The Arbor Day Foundation To Plant 20K Trees

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 13:52:01 +0000

Nissan is collaborating with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant new trees all across Europe. The joint initiative aims to plant 20,000 trees this year to benefit local communities and the broader world. By planting trees, the two organizations hope to combat climate change and reduce air pollution. This comes as a celebration of Nissan’s […]

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Buy Land & Plant — An Adventure in Reforesting

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 00:00:49 +0000

A decade or so ago, I came across an article in the local paper about a retired school teacher who owned some land a couple hours east of my city of Portland, Oregon, and spent his golden years planting trees. He had planted 10,000 trees up to that point, aiming to reforest a semi-dry area […]

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3 Ways President Biden & Congress Can Restore US Forests

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 03:56:22 +0000

Even in an era of deep partisan division, planting trees and restoring forests to the United States’ natural and working landscapes represents a shared priority of both U.S. political parties

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Tesla Gigafactory 4, Tesla’s Growth Cost, & A German Forest

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 03:00:30 +0000

Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory General AssemblyTesla recently unveiled that the location of its 4th Gigafactory will be near Berlin, in Brandenburg in the Grünheide municipality next to the GVZ Berlin-Ost Freienbrink industrial park, and that it will require the removal of part of a forest

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Climate Change Is Reducing The Beach Area At Ballena Marine National Park, Costa Rica

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 08:00:00 +0000

The accumulation of greenhouse emissions in the atmosphere has caused an increase in global temperatures, causing deterioration to the polar caps, as well as the expansion of saltwater molecules which end up occupying more space. As a result, the sea level rises and the wave range breaks closer to coastal areas

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