By Chris Lang According to research published in Nature, one of the most worrying impacts of the climate crisis has already started. Tropical forests are losing their ability to absorb carbon. The research found that the Amazon could stop being a carbon sink as soon as 2035.
By Chris Lang In January 2020, Microsoft announced a new climate initiative. The company’s press release was headlined, “Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030”. It sounds great. Unfortunately, Microsoft’s climate initiative is greenwash, based on carbon removal, (a technology that Microsoft admits, “does not exist today”), and tree planting on a massive scale (which…
By Chris Lang The Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor is an extremely biodiverse area of forest in the eastern part of Madagascar. It is one of the largest remaining areas of rainforest in the country. The Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor was designated as a national park in 2015.
By Chris Lang Andrew Skeene and Omari Bowers ran a company called GFI Consultants Ltd. They used the name Global Forestry Investments and claimed to offer an “ethical and financially rewarding investment” in teak plantations in Brazil.