New Guide Helps Decision-Makers Adopt Natural Climate Solutions

U.S. Nature4Climate (USN4C), a non-profit and non-partisan coalition of conservation, environmental, and sustainable business organizations, recently unveiled their “Decision-Makers Guide to Natural Climate Solutions” to address the disconnect between the limited funding going towards natural climate solutions and their vast potential impact. The Guide is designed to ensure a clear path forward for the effective planning and implementation of natural climate solutions nationwide.

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With No Time to Lose, We Must Keep Score

The Tree Equity Score developed by American Forests gives a neighborhood-by-neighborhood and municipal-level assessment of tree cover in every urban area across America.

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Conserving a Way of Life: John Reed

In western Minnesota, John Reed and his son Jake are growing a family legacy of conservation on their ranchland. Protecting their land and managing it with grass-fed, Angus cattle keep the prairie in good shape and their operation financially stable.

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Land, Climate and Corazon

Protecting and restoring natural areas that are close to cities and communities of color can help create equitable access to nature while providing climate benefits.

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Creating Resilient Forests in the Jemez Mountains

The Nature Conservancy and a broad network of stakeholders formed the Rio Grande Water Fund (RGWF) to work cooperatively to reduce the risk of megafires, protect precious water supplies and build resilience against climate change threats.

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Forests: A seemingly simple answer to confronting climate change and biodiversity loss

Scientists with The Nature Conservancy and Clark University in Massachusetts have worked together to create a forest carbon analysis and online mapping tool that shows the potential of forests across the continental US to capture and store climate-changing carbon emissions for years to come, even on lands as small as one-quarter of an acre.

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Climate Resilient Conservation on Atlanta’s West Side

Cities around the United States are addressing equity issues by listening at the local level, and the Trust for Public Land is helping communities plan for urban green spaces that provide numerous social, environmental, and climate benefits. One such example of urban conservation has taken place in the middle of west Atlanta’s historic Vine City neighborhood.

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