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Want to Help the US Economy? Rethink the Trillion Trees Act 7.4.2020 WRI Stories
Want to Help the US Economy? Rethink the Trillion Trees Act Comments|Add Comment|PrintWith proper investment, a tree restoration program could create hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs. Photo by Simon Williams/The Nature Conservancy. As the spread of COVID-19 sickens thousands of Americans and pushes the U.S. economy into recession, Congress is working around the clock to provide resources to healthcare workers and relief to workers and industries facing economic hardship. That remains our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 1.4.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s ...
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy 31.3.2020 WRI Stories
Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintInvesting in transmission infrastructure can be an engine of U.S. job creation and economic growth. Photo credit: R. Nial Bradshaw/U.S. Air Force The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s economic impacts will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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PG&E tells judge it can't commit to more tree trimmers to prevent wildfires 4.3.2020 LA Times: Business

A federal judge wants PG&E to hire 1,100 more tree trimmers to prevent fires from igniting, but the utility's lawyers said they couldn't commit to that.

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Hot Property: 'Full House' for a lesser price 29.2.2020 LA Times: Business

A San Francisco Victorian made famous on the TV sitcom 'Full House' has received a price cut. Also: Joseph Gordon-Levitt has made a covert sale in Franklin Hills, and a Hearst publishing heiress has bought John Lautner's Wolff House in Hollywood Hills.

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Some U.S. farmers boxed in by coronavirus outbreak 26.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Fewer ships from China are docking in the U.S., which hurts U.S. farmers who send exports on the ships' return trips. And perishables that do make it sometimes rot on the docks in China.
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Editorial: No, a trillion more trees and baby-step oil company reforms won't fix global warming 24.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trillion trees initiative to reduce global warming is like someone trying to lose a lot of weight by taking daily walks without changing the daily diet.

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Why Silicon Valley is taking a big interest in trees 24.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Forest data startups such as Pachama and Silviaterra can help the biggest players in tech tackle their emissions.
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Trump’s Plan to Plant a Trillion Saplings Misses the Forest for the Trees 19.2.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump, it turns out, is a fan of trees. A big fan. Such a fan, in fact, that at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, late last month, the president announced that the United States will join the One Trillion Tree Initiative, an international plan to plant and restore a trillion trees globally […]
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How and Where to Plant 60 Billion Trees in the US 18.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
The Trillion Trees Initiative has garnered support from business and political leaders around the world. U.S. President Trump highlighted the initiative as the cornerstone of his plan to protect the environment, a rare shift for an administration that has moved to withdraw ...
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Hot Property: 'Future Man' Josh Hutcherson completes mission to sell 15.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Actor Josh Hutcherson has sold his Hollywood Hills home. Also: DeAndre Jordan looks to sell in Malibu, and comedian Christopher Titus of "Titus" fame has bought a home in Tarzana.

How and Where to Plant 60 Billion Trees in the US 12.2.2020 WRI Stories
How and Where to Plant 60 Billion Trees in the US Comments|Add Comment|PrintRestocking timber forests is one way the United States can plant billions of trees. Photo by Cecilio Ricardo/U.S. Forest Service The Trillion Trees Initiative has garnered support from business and political leaders around the world. U.S. President Trump highlighted the initiative as the cornerstone of his plan to protect the environment, a rare shift for an administration that has moved to withdraw from the Paris... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Want to Grow Trees? Consider These 5 Lessons 11.2.2020 WRI Stories
Want to Grow Trees? Consider These 5 Lessons Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe Pesalat Reforestation Project in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, works to restore forest within a national park degraded by fire and logging. As of 2013, 450 hectares are under restoration, with over 4,000 seedlings planted. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI Forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. So in 2014, hundreds of governments and corporations made a landmark pledge to cut the rate of natural forest loss by half and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Conserving and restoring forests won’t be cheap and easy after all 10.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The corporate world has fallen for trees. But to be effective, the cost of offsetting CO2 emissions with the sequestration power of forests will have to go up. Are companies willing to pay?
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5 Ways the US Government Can Kickstart a CarbonShot to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere 31.1.2020 WRI Stories
5 Ways the US Government Can Kickstart a CarbonShot to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere Comments|Add Comment|PrintCarbon Engineering direct air capture facility. Photo by Carbon Engineering. To prevent the most dangerous impacts of climate change, the science shows that global greenhouse gas emissions will have to reach net zero by the middle of this century. That will require both deep cuts in emissions and the removal of remaining emissions directly from the atmosphere. Realizing the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Trend: Companies warm to nature-based solutions 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
More than 350 companies have made commitments to help reverse nature loss and restore vital natural systems on which economic activity depends.
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How climate change has altered cocoa farming in Ivory Coast 25.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Severe droughts have caused soil fertility to decline and therefore, yields hampered.
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The Ecology of Bourbon Country 17.1.2020 EcoTone
By Bruce A. Byers Just north of what is now Frankfort, Kentucky, the capital of the state, the Kentucky River, flowing north at that point, makes a right-angle bend to the west. Sandbars developed at that turn, creating a shallow ford where bison crossed the river on annual migrations from east to west and back. ...
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Could abandoned agricultural lands help save the planet? 14.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Some researchers contend there is an opportunity for ecological restoration that could help fight climate change and stem the loss of biodiversity.
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