Agroforestry: A Climate Solution with Big Potential

Agroforestry is, in a nutshell, farming with trees. A renewed interest in agroforestry comes from the opportunity it presents to turn farmers into climate heroes, sequestering carbon on working farmland while keeping it productive and profitable.

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Climate Solutions in the Sagebrush Steppe

Sagebrush ecosystems play an important role in the nation’s climate future. Because of the unique challenges of scale, ownership, and threats on the range, we need solutions that work for people, wildlife, and the climate together.

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How Climate Action Can Reboot Economies in Rural America

Investment in climate-smart infrastructure is needed to boost rural economies and support jobs. New analysis from World Resources Institute finds such investments in clean energy and land sectors offer the greatest potential for job creation in rural communities.

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The Interconnections Between Biodiversity and Climate

Climate change intertwined with the alarming loss of biodiversity we are tracking today represent some of the gravest challenges we face as a society. Land trusts — which often work at the intersection of people and nature — are no strangers to these challenges.

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The Economic Lifeblood of Trees

From science teachers to whiskey barrel makers to artists, people in myriad professions need forests and trees. American Forests highlights some of the unique jobs generated by, and reliant on forests and trees.

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The Outdoor Industry Aspires to Become Climate Positive by 2030

The Outdoor Industry Association created the Climate Action Corps in early 2020, which has since grown to more 100 members representing more than $25 billion in annual sales revenue. With input from members, Board of Directors, Sustainability Advisory Council and external experts over the past year, they are excited to announce a new aspiration to become the first climate positive industry by 2030, creating a bold example for others around the world to follow.

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