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

Government announces £12m for planting 500 hectares of trees in the next five months

The new package will finance ten community forests in various regions, including Yorkshire, Manchester and Bristol

Scotland ploughs £1m into helping farmers diversify into forestry and fight climate change

The Agriculture Transformation Programme is a key initiative that aims to support the agriculture sector in helping Scotland meet its greenhouse gas emissions targets

‘First of its kind’ wood waste to energy plant opens in British Columbia

The facility will make use of waste from forestry operations, sawmills and wood product manufacturers to create syngas through gasification

Better insight needed on future EU emissions reductions, say auditors

They add the same is needed for specific sectors such as agriculture and forestry

Scotland smashes tree planting targets

Scotland’s Rural Economy Secretary said tree planting makes a critical contribution to tackling the global climate emergency