The Economic Impact of Enviva in North Carolina

Guest post by Amber Skinner From protecting the atmosphere to providing homes for many organisms, forests are crucial for humans and the planet. Recent innovations allow us to use forms of renewable energy such as wind, solar, and geothermal. With meaningful investment, these will soon replace fossil fuels as main energy sources and lower pollution […]

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Release: Where’s Governor Cooper on Forests & Justice?

Where’s Governor Cooper on Forests and Environmental Justice? Frontline Community Leaders and Environmental Groups Hold Press Conference and Rally at the Legislature; Call on Governor Cooper to Halt the Further Expansion of the Wood Pellet Industry in the State Because it Harms Our Forests, Climate, and Communities Raleigh (May 26, 2021) – Where does Governor […]

Statement: International Energy Agency Climate Report

On May 18th, the world’s most influential energy institution, the International Energy Agency (IEA), released its roadmap to achieve an energy transition towards a 1.5 degree Celcius pathway in line with the Paris Climate Agreement. Dogwood Alliance applauds the tireless anti-fossil fuel campaigners whose work has been recognized in the report with a call for […]

It’s Time to Hold the Forestry Industry Accountable

The United States is home to some of the world’s most diverse forests. In the Southern U.S., our coastal plain is a global biodiversity hotspot. It’s a place where you can find yourself under towering tupelo giants or kayaking among cypress elders. The mature natural stands across the coastal plain of the South are areas […]

Lush green forest with older trees

The USDA Needs to Hear from you!

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting comments to determine how their agency will undertake climate change mitigation and resilience through April 29th. We are submitting our comments and we need you to submit comments, too! This blog will provide a high-level overview of our message and guide you through the submission process. On […]