Are young trees or old forests more important for slowing climate change?

The age of a forest can influence how effectively it offsets our emissions.

Tom Pugh, Reader in Biosphere-Atmosphere Exchange, University of Birmingham • conversation
July 30, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change trees forests deforestation reforestation tree-planting carbon-cycle natural-climate-solutions

The green gig economy: precarious workers are on the frontline of climate change fight

During California's deadliest wildfire season, 2,000 prison inmates fought the flames on USD$1 a day.

Benjamin Neimark, Senior Lecturer, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University • conversation
April 21, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: labour greenwash capitalism green-jobs voluntary-work gig-economy labour-exploitation tree-planting unpaid-labour wildfire-fighting

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