23.03.2020

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CSR News: The Time for Action Is Now, the Time for Trees Is Now

"The Arbor Day Foundation hosted and participated in a large number of forestry events at the United Nations Climate Change Conference during the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) in Madrid, Spain."

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20.03.2020

# Political Papers

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Cronin, Jennifer; et al. 2020: “Biomass, Afforestation and Energy Demand Reduction.”

Cronin, Jennifer, Steve Pye, James Price, and Isabela Butnar. 2020. “Biomass, Afforestation and Energy Demand Reduction.” UK Energy Research Centre. March 2020. http://www.ukerc.ac.uk/publications/afforestation-energy-demand.html.

"This paper explores the sensitivity of energy system decarbonisation pathways to the role of afforestation and reduced energy demands as a means to lessen reliance on carbon dioxide removal."

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14.03.2020

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New Scientist: Planting a trillion trees really can help us fight climate change

"A trillion new trees isn’t the only climate solution, but it is the cheapest and it would make a huge difference if we do it right, says ecologist Tom Crowther."

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21.02.2020

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Cleantech Rising: Drone Reforestation: Technology for Natural Carbon Capture

"Today, two innovative mission-driven companies are pairing state-of-the-art drones with classic foliage to make a dent in emissions."

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10.02.2020

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Irish Times: How to get the carbon dioxide we shoved into the atmosphere back out again

"Environmentalists get nervous when they hear people talking about reducing carbon-induced global warming through “geoengineering”, the use of technology to intervene directly in the Earth’s systems to reduce the impact of climate change."

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06.02.2020

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Wired: Trying to Plant a Trillion Trees Won't Solve Anything

"We’re not going to stop climate change with just seedlings and fancy agriculture. We also need to reduce emissions."

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30.01.2020

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Business Day: Local people the secret to making tree planting succeed

"The Forest Garden Approach looks to first make poor farmers richer, rather than focusing on the number of trees planted."

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22.01.2020

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The Guardian: Trump blasts 'prophets of doom' in attack on climate activism

"Jennifer Morgan, Greenpeace’s executive director, said: “The 1tn trees initiative didn’t make up for the lack of a wider attack on the climate emergency, and Trump had failed to appreciate the scale of the crisis."

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22.01.2020

# New Publications

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Fagan, Matthew E.; et al. (2020): How feasible are global forest restoration commitments?

Fagan, Matthew E.; Reid, J. Leighton; Holland, Margaret B.; Drew, Justin G.; Zahawi, Rakan A. (2020): How feasible are global forest restoration commitments? In CONSERVATION LETTERS 348 (80), 638 LP–640. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12700.

"Numerous countries have made voluntary commitments to conduct forest landscape restoration over millions of hectares of degraded land in the coming decade. We consider the relative likelihood these countries will achieve their restoration commitments."

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29.11.2019

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BBC: General election 2019: How many trees can you plant?

"The political parties have been promising huge increases in tree planting in their election manifestos."

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