London becomes the world’s first National Park City

Mayor Sadiq Khan will co-sign the London National Park City Charter today, which matches the long term goals in the Environment Strategy

Earth ‘could support nearly a billion additional hectares of trees’

Acting as a carbon sink, these forests could potentially cut the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by about a quarter

Amazon rainforest ‘losing football pitch-sized area of trees every minute’

The rate at which trees are being chopped down has sharply accelerated since right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro came into power

Scotland smashes tree planting targets

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

Forest area twice the size of UK ‘cut down to grow food since 2010’

Greenpeace International says millions of trees have been cut down to set up plantations supplying some of the world’s leading food companies

Climate change: Government offers £10m to plant 130,000 trees

Trees store carbon and can help make towns and cities more resilient

Forest fire
Is climate change making it harder for forests to recover after fires?

A group of scientists who have studied thousands of Douglas fir and ponderosa pine trees say the answer is yes

Tree planting
Australia commits to planting a billion new trees

The nation expects the scheme will help remove 18 million tonnes of greenhouse gases per year by 2030

Pakistan commits to planting 10 billion trees… sounds oak-ay

The scheme aims to help reduce the effects of climate change by absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide

China doesn’t beat around the bush with new green city

A green city able to fight air pollution and mitigate climate change is currently being built in China. The Liuzhou Forest City, designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti and commissioned by Liuzhou Municipality Urban Planning, will be made up of offices, houses, hotels, hospitals and schools covered by 40,000 trees and one million plants of more […]