The US must cut emissions, not forests

Danna Smith
Dec 5, 2018 · 8 min read
A mountain of paper waste (left), a clearcut southern forest (right).
Mature wetland forests like this one are best at storing carbon and protecting local communities from flooding.
A wetland clearcut traced directly to Enviva (left) and Enviva’s wood pellet manufacturing facility in Ahoskie, NC (right).
A growing, diverse movement is calling for forest protection across the U.S.

Danna Smith

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Executive Director, @DogwoodAlliance, writing about forests, climate and justice

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