Statement: Dogwood Alliance Response to the Trillion Trees Act

Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) and Members of the House GOP introduced the Trillion Trees Act, in conjunction with President Donald Trump’s State of the Union announcement that he plans to join the One Trillion Trees global initiative. Rather than mandate tree planting, the Westerman bill requires an annual increase in logging levels and that all […]

Release: Diverse Alliance Turns Up Heat on Governor Cooper Demanding Climate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 1st, 9 am Diverse alliance turns up heat on North Carolina Governor Cooper, demanding real climate action  Environmental justice, climate, and community organizations say State’s expansion of dirty energy projects contradicts his Executive Order Durham, NC – Today, with the imminent release of the Governor’s Clean Energy Plan, 28 national […]

Taking a Stand for Forests in the Baltics

Have you been inspired by Greta Thunberg? Is your family watching the jubilant climate parades and marches occurring in Denmark? Fired up by the kids leading school strikes on climate? Yes, I know, me too! It’s amazing. It’s meaningful. And, most importantly, it’s leading governments around the world to step up their response and #ActOnClimate. […]

Statement: Victory for Forests in the Southern US & Climate in Ireland

The Irish planning board’s decision sends a powerful signal to EU member states that burning imported wood pellets is not a climate solution. Yesterday afternoon, an Irish power plant that was the subject of heavy environmental criticism was refused permission to begin burning biomass by An Bord Pleanála, a court that has national oversight over […]