Author: Forest-Climate Working GroupSummary: In 2018, at an important juncture in the history of the Forest-Climate Working Group (FCWG) as it entered the…
— Our Strategies —
We are taking action in four focus areas:
We are helping the 16 states of the U.S. Climate Alliance to develop ambitious commitments to forest-climate solutions. In summer 2018, we held Learning Labs for these states to develop their commitments.
The FCWG has long been trusted advisor to federal officials, including our Policy Roadmap. We are currently working with lawmakers in both partners and federal agencies to educate them on how to support forest-climate solutions.
We are working to support the success of voluntary carbon markets through innovation and communications.
We lead on developing and sharing the best climate-smart practices and tools being developed across the forest sector.
$7.8 Billion in Savings
The average reduction in national residential energy use due to trees is 7.2%, and consumers save $7.8 billion in electricity and heating costs.
Forest-Climate Working Group Members Convene Unprecedented Climate Strategy Workshop
States are now the driving force to deliver land-based climate solutions in the U.S., where natural and working lands capture and safely store 14 percent of our carbon emissions.
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