Event: C2G Campfire Chat: Exploring the role of trees in large-scale carbon dioxide removal
20. July 2020, online
"Afforestation and reforestation, together with other nature-based approaches to CDR, have been gaining international attraction because of their huge potential to remove carbon from atmosphere but also due to the other prospective environmental and social benefits they could bring. However, there are concerns raised around ‘moral hazard‘, competition for resources, permanence of sequestration and other potential risks of deployment of large-scale afforestation and reforestation, which pose governance challenges."