BOE’s Carney Launches Global Taskforce to Boost Voluntary Carbon
September 2
  |  Carbon Market

We can’t get to zero net greenhouse-gas emissions without robust voluntary carbon markets, and the Bank of England’s Mark Carney has launched a global initiative to make that happen.

Economic Growth Is Faster In Healthy Societies
August 26
  |  Climate change

Free-market fundamentalism is killing the planet, and Capitalism needs to be reimagined if we’re to save it, says Harvard Business Professor Rebecca Henderson.

Investors say Agroforestry Isn’t Just Climate Friendly — It’s Also Profitable
July 22
  |  Forest carbon

Investments in agroforestry systems are growing along with the recognition that this model of farming is climate-friendly, environmentally sustainable, and profitable.

This Really is our Final Chance to Act on Climate
July 15
  |  Climate change

In 2007, Mark Lynas’s “Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet” provided a grim summary of all known climate science. Now, he’s updated the book, and the news is even more dire.

COVID-19 Is Hitting Brazil’s Indigenous People Hard, With Tragic Implications for Climate Change
June 25
  |  Carbon Market

Brazilian deforestation surged 34 percent in 2019 as President Jair Bolsonaro relaxed restrictions on development in the Amazon. Now COVID-19 is spreading across indigenous territories – threatening the people who have long served as guardians of the forest.

Saving the Island in the Sky: Malawi Residents Protect Trees in the Mulanje Mountain Region
June 17
  |  Deforestation

People in the foothills of Malawi’s Mulanje Mountain have long chopped trees for energy. Now they’re using small-scale hydro-power instead – and reforesting depleted areas.

New Bill Would Ask USDA to Help Turn Farms into Carbon Sinks
June 9
  |  Carbon Market

Natural climate solutions have gained traction around the world, but individual standards within the United States function with little in the way of government oversight or coordination. A new bill aims to fix that.