Forests Should Be Front and Center in Lima #COP20

The longer forests are allowed to grow, the greater the climate benefit. This basic biological fact has given rise to a number of international programs and policies designed to encourage the protection of forests as carbon sinks. In fact, the Kyoto Protocol of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, of which many European nations are signatories, has developed a variety of tools and policy frameworks to encourage greater forest conservation.

Forest Friend: Neill Yelverton

Neil got involved with Krull and Company LogoKrull & Company because he believed in helping people invest with their values. Krull & Company educates people about what is in their portfolios and helps them invest in companies that align with their values. Neill and his partners at Krull & Company strive to invest fossil-fuel-free and to work with companies to push the paradigm in that direction.

Ending the Rush to Burn

Burning the forests that are supposed to be our best defense against climate change to protect us against climate change has to be one of the most ridiculous ideas I’ve ever heard. Yet over the last few years, Europe has wholeheartedly embraced this false solution to climate change, and we’ve seen a dramatic increase in logging in the Southern US to fuel European demand. Along the way, the US South has become the largest wood pellet export region in the world.

15th Anniversary Slideshow

Some of the best moments of Dogwood’s 15 years of forest protection are highlighted in this four minute slideshow.