Planting trees as a partial solution to climate change has broad bipartisan appeal.
A real plan or just a "climate messaging exercise"?
Meeting that goal would essentially restore U.S. forest area back to where it stood in 1630.
Environmental commons like the Amazon rain forest are vulnerable to shifts in the fickle winds of politics.
Problematic deforestation continues, but the "lungs of the earth" are still breathing.
Two Brothers Want to Start a Christmas Tree Farm on Their Own Land. The Township Might Fine Them $450,000.
Gary and Matt Percy had to clear their land before they started planting. They neglected to get the government's permission.
Satellite data finds that gains temperate and boreal forests offset reductions in tropical forests.
Most people are moving to cities and peak farmland is in the offing
And there are far more trees than researchers previously thought - more than 3 trillion