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Avoided Deforestation

13 Powerhouse American Companies Have Taken Obama's New Climate Pledge. What Does It Mean for Forests?

Forest Trends | Posted 07.27.2015 | Green
Forest Trends

Thirteen major US companies today took the White House's "American Business Act on Climate" pledge to slash their greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change. The pledges commit to at least $140 billion in new low-carbon investment.

The Forest, The Farms and the Finance: Why the Tolo River People Turned to Carbon Finance

Forest Trends | Posted 06.10.2015 | Green
Forest Trends

About This Series  Colombia's Tolo River People collectively own 32,000 acres of rainforest, and that forest feeds the river on which they depend. Bu...

Merriam-Webster's Word of 20...12: "Avoided Deforestation"

Matthew Owen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Owen

Reaching for my crystal ball, let me be the first to tell you -- today -- what Merriam-Webster's word of 2012 will be: "Avoided Deforestation."