Grounding nature-based climate solutions in sound biodiversity science
Monday 28 Jan 2019
We have a new paper out now in Nature Climate Change
The current narrow focus on afforestation in climate policy runs the risk of compromising long-term carbon storage, human adaptation and efforts to preserve biodiversity. An emphasis on diverse, intact natural ecosystems — as opposed to fast-growing tree plantations — will help nations to deliver Paris Agreement goals and much more.