‘Environment nearing dangerous tipping points’

An independent watchdog is calling on the government to step up environmental protection

Wales to provide £227m to support rural economy towards greener future

The funding, available to farmers, foresters, land managers and associated rural sectors, is designed to support the pace and scale of change needed as part of country’s 10 years of action on climate change to enable a ‘just transition’

Government slammed over tree planting plan

MPs have called for a comprehensive plan to support planting on a larger scale

ExxonMobil buys stake in Norwegian biofuels company

The oil major struck a deal that would enable it to buy three million barrels of biofuels a year

Indonesia calls COP26 deforestation deal ‘unfair’

The Southeast Asian country has stated it cannot “promise what [it] can’t do”

World Bank and Guatemala ink $52.5m agreement to cut emissions from deforestation

The Emission Reductions Payment Agreement will reward efforts to reduce 10.5m tons of carbon emissions through 2025 under Guatemala’s emissions reduction programme

New forest to be created in North East to promote a ‘greener future’

Enough trees are set to be planted to cover 35 football pitches in the first year, after receiving £480k in funding from Defra’s Nature for Climate Fund

Fresh cash for farmers to plant trees

Farmers and landowners can apply to secure a share from the newly announced £15 million tree planting initiative

Nearly 44,000 trees to be planted near schools, hospitals and deprived areas

The government reportedly aims to plant 143 million new trees a year by 2035

Apple to invest $200m in ‘working forests’ initiative

The funding will support timber-producing commercial forestry projects designed to remove at least one million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year