5 posts categorized "Trees"

January 13, 2022

Vermont Can Exceed 2025 Carbon Reduction Goal Just by Planting Trees

Why would the legislature consider anything else?

The facts

 “There are up to 536,000 acres of opportunity in Vermont to restore forest cover for climate mitigation. Reforesting these areas with approximately 29 More...

December 28, 2021

Failing Dairy Farms Are an Opportunity to Grow Back Better

Transitioning from dairy will decrease net GHG emissions, help with housing, make Champlain healthier, and provide an exit for hard-working farm families.

A history of change

The history of land use in Vermont is a history of c More...

October 28, 2021

Draft Report Says We’re Well Along the Way to Our 2050 Net Zero Goal

Vermont Carbon Budget Numbers Won’t Please the Green-Industrial Complex.

The Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA), which was passed More...

March 02, 2020

Trees v. Solar Panels

How would you best spend a million dollars if your goal is to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)? Trees or solar panels?

One million dollars buys about two acres of solar panels installed. Two acres of solar panel More...

January 31, 2020

Trees Are the Right End of the Stick for CO2 Reduction in Vermont

Each acre of farmland which is turned into a woodlot removes 5.7 metric tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere for the next 20 years (numbers adapted from the UN IPCC Report).  This is atmospheric carbon reductio More...

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