The USDA is developing a climate strategy in response to President Biden’s Executive Order and requested stakeholder input (see the Federal Register link here). These are our comments: Wild Heritage Comments USDAEO Climate Change 2021
The September 8 Almeda fire started from suspect arson in Ashland, OR spreading within hours to adjacent towns of Talent and Phoenix, OR, where it destroyed 3,000 homes. It was climate driven. News coverage was extensive including of fire survivor/evacuee Dominick...
Carbon and IPCC scientists ask President-elect Joe Biden to extend his pledge of the Amazon to forests at home in this Seattle Times Op ed. Read the full stories in the Seattle Times. Photo: Tongass rainforest old growth (D. DellaSala)
The Tongass rainforest in southeast Alaska is one of the nation’s last climate sanctuaries and needs to be protected from logging. Read the full stories in PBS.org. Photo: Clearcut logging on the Tongass rainforest in Alaska (D. DellaSala)
As trees grow and age over time they store massive amounts of carbon and help to keep Earth’s temperature from drastically overheating. Read the full story in Mongabay.com. Photo: Tongass rainforest old-growth rainforest (D. DellaSala)