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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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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Map Shows ‘Low-Impact’ Locations for Wind Power

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 21:37:59 +0000

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A global environmental group that works to protect land, water, and wildlife said states in what it considers the U.S. “wind belt” can develop wind power generation to meet renewable energy goals without presenting a significant risk to surrounding areas. An analysis from The Nature Conservancy, focused on the central U.S. where there is vast […]

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Amazon Greening German Cities, Volkswagen Reforesting Australia

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:23:47 +0000

Amazon, based in the United States, recently committed to greening German cities — as in, planting a lot of trees and bushes there. Now, Volkswagen, based in Germany, is reforesting Australia. Passing it along, you might say? (We may ask now, what is Atlassian doing for the United States to green it?)

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The Nature Conservancy To Unlock Solar Potential On Retired Appalachian Coal Mine Land

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 23:00:47 +0000

Appalachian River, Cynthia ShahanThe Nature Conservancy, with its 65 years of substantial work protecting the environment through conservation, is making its way deeper into coal country — with a plan. The organization wants to help develop solar on up to 13,000 acres of cleared coal mine lands

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