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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The Math is in: Soil Health Practices Produce Real Return on Investment

Many farmers believe the scientific evidence that soil health practices improve soil and water quality. However, they are reluctant to change management techniques without knowing how much the soil health practices will cost or benefit them. So, American Farmland Trust found “soil health successful farmers,” and conducted benefit-cost analyses.

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Sustainable Farming: Is There a Payoff?

Farmers are striving to be both sustainable and profitable with practices that have the potential to improve the land and their bottom line.

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Improving Climate + Park Equity in Cleveland

The Trust for Public Land is working with government and community partners to address climate and park equity in Cleveland through a people and data-driven approach.

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Seeing the City for the Trees

One obstacle to building an urban forestry workforce is that many young people don’t know how to access the field, or that it even exists. American Forests is working with partners to raise awareness of, and build bridges to, the field.

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Investing in America’s Urban Forests

Despite the many benefits that trees provide, research suggests that tree canopy is unequally distributed in U.S. cities with low-income neighborhoods and communities of color often having less tree cover. Two of U.S. Nature4Climate’s coalition members are tackling the issue of urban tree cover head on, taking slightly different approaches to this work.

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Ambitious Climate Legislation in Massachusetts Sets the Bar for Other States

Massachusetts passed An Act Creating a Next-Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy, a groundbreaking and ambitious law that sets a net zero emissions goal–the new global standard–and requires the Commonwealth to decarbonize its economy by decreasing use of fossil fuels and harnessing nature to draw carbon from the air.

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