John Oliver’s sketch, aired last week, threw a comic light on the world of carbon offsets; some criticisms of which we agree with. While it threw into doubt the validity of carbon offsets and claims, it also potentially damaged the credibility of any corporate climate action. And that’s not helpful.
The Amazon is burning and Brazil’s government is refusing to take responsibility. Does it still make sense for WeForest to stay active there and even develop two new restoration projects? Short answer: Yes, it very much does.
Climate change, or rather climate urgency is hot: it is on the streets, it is making headlines in the press, and it was central in the last May European elections.
More and more, we get questions like: What is the connection between soils, forests and climate change? What do forests do under the ground? What role do soils have in combating – or contributing to – climate change, and are our actions helping or hindering this?
Some causes are more important than the pursuit of profits, says BNP Paribas Fortis’ article.
During COP24 in Katowice, Poland, end of last year, it once again was discussed how to deal with an ever growing and demanding global population in an increasingly stressed environment.
This synergy of growth and potential between reforestation, business and investors and customers is real, somewhat like the ‘three-legged race’ often played by children…
Our Summary: Global warming worse than expected, fortunately forestry is a big part of the solution
“So what do we do ? It’s simple. Be a hero (..) plant a tree…(…) But above all, remain hopeful”.
“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”