Nature Knows Best

A natural solution to the climate chaos This is a crosspost from the Eureka Springs Independent by Dr. Luis Contreras. You can view the original here. Luis publishes a weekly column in the paper, and from time to time we will share them here. Greta Thunberg, David Suzuki, Naomi Klein, Michael Mann, and a long […]

The Climate is Heating Up: Forests Can Cool it Down

In the past few months, we’ve seen incredible momentum in the United States for our leaders to take bold, concrete action on climate change and environmental justice. From the halls of Congress to dinner tables and schools across the country, there is growing energy and momentum to address the climate crisis. Whether it’s the movement […]

Real vs. Fake Forests

Co-authored with Dr. Dominick DellaSala What makes a forest a forest? This simple question becomes much more complicated, depending on who you ask. Thankfully, Dr. Dominick DellaSala, President and Chief Scientist of the Geos Institute, helps us explore this question and settle the debate in a chapter on “Fake” vs “Real” forests that will be […]

More Greenwashing from Drax

Carbon Capture and Storage Pilot Program is a Pricey and Risky Gamble the Planet Can’t Afford On February 7, 2019, Drax Power Station in the UK announced it captured its “first carbon dioxide” using “C-Capture technology” in their bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot. It sounds great in theory, but in the end it’s […]

Sipping Wisdom: Celebrating Elderberry Wise Cider

Elderberry Wise, Urban Orchard’s new cider, celebrates the wisdom of forests! Join the Dogwood Alliance crew to celebrate the release of Elderberry Wise at Urban Orchard’s downtown location on Tuesday, February 19th.  Meet fellow forest lovers and taste this delicious cider infused with local elderberries. Forests and Cider Tuesday, February 19, 2019 5pm – 8pm Urban […]