Release: New UN IPCC Report Confirms Vital Role of Forests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 8 CONTACT: Scot Quaranda, 828-242-3596, [email protected]   New UN IPCC Report Confirms Vital Role of Forests as Essential Climate Change Solution Report Confirms What Over 200 Elected Officials, Scientists & Organizations Stated in New Platform Launched in September (October 8, 2018) — A new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental […]

Standing Tall On International Day of Forests, A Reminder that the US Needs to Protect its Own

Today is the International Day of Forests, a day to celebrate the ways forests sustain life on Earth. Around the globe, the prominent role forests play in the fight against climate change is at the forefront of efforts to keep global temperatures at a level that ensures an inhabitable planet. Yet, forest protection in the U.S. is barely a blip on the radar of environmental organizations, corporate sustainability leaders, and policy makers.

World Wetlands Day: US Wetland Forests are a National Conservation Priority

As we celebrate World Wetlands Day, it is appropriate to acknowledge the critical role that our wetland forests here at home play in the fight against climate change. In light of recent increased periods of drought, impending threats of sea level rise and the increasing frequency and intensity of storms, keeping wetland forests standing strong along our coasts is one of the smartest investments we can make over the coming decades to keep our coastal communities safe from the impacts of a changing climate.