Uganda’s terrible record of forced evictions in the name of conservation and climate should ring alarm bells about proposals to protect 30% of the earth by 2030.
By Chris Lang The Swedish Energy Agency has cancelled its contract to buy carbon credits from Green Resources. The Swedish Energy Agency has finally recognised the impacts that Green Resources’ industrial tree plantations have on local communities in Kachung in Uganda.
By Chris Lang At its 25th board meeting from 10-12 March 2020, the Green Climate Fund is due to decide whether to provide US$25 million to the Arbaro Fund. The money, together with a further US$175 million co-financing largely from other public sources, would be used to establish 75,000 hectares of commercial tree plantations in…
By Chris Lang Trees suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. They are the most effective means we have of reducing the level of CO2 in the atmosphere. But again and again, tree planting projects have created problems for local communities.