Financing Reforestation in U.S. Communities

Restoring trees in both urban and rural landscapes represents one of the largest opportunities for nature-based carbon capture in the U.S. But large-scale tree-planting (and tree-maintenance) efforts are expensive. Join Yale School of Forestry and World Resources Institute in partnership with ICLEI USA on November 12th at 1pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern to explore innovative private finance mechanisms to accelerate tree planting in communities across the U.S. Speakers: Ben Christensen, Research Principal, Yale Community Reforestation Finance Project, Master of Environmental Management Candidate at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, World Resources Institute Carbon Removal Team Theo Hooker, Research Lead, Yale Community Reforestation Finance Project Eli Yewdall, Senior Program Officer, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA

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