Planting a seed for partnership

Supporters of The Carbon Community: SAP UK. We are delighted to announce that SAP SE is the first company to sponsor The Carbon Community’s landmark carbon study.
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Getting involved with citizen science projects

Since today is World Environment Day, we have a suggestion for all: how about getting involved with environmental science?
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The Carbon Community launches a landmark Carbon Study

Today The Carbon Community is unveiling our landmark carbon study. The project aims to uncover a new reforestation approach, rooted in science, to accelerate and enhance the sequestration of carbon in trees and soil to tackle the climate crisis.
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Time to get growing

It’s time to get growing at the Glandwr Forest. A significant Welsh Government Tree Planting Grant is dramatically accelerating this new forest.
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Trees and Carbon

Forest restoration is one of our best strategies for removing carbon dioxide from the air and slowing global heating. With woodland covering only 13% of the UK, we have no time to waste.
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2021 Trend: Corporate Greenwashing and the dirty world of offsetting

While more and more big companies are pledging to become carbon neutral, we need to be careful to distinguish between real behaviour change and greenwashing.
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Are we there yet, with tree planting in the UK?

This time last year, the government promised 30,000 hectares of trees to be planted every year. Are we there yet? The short answer is no.
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The Carbon Community to establish the Glandwr Forest

We are delighted to announce that we have completed our first land purchase, a beautiful site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons in Wales.
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Now is the time to harvest acorns and plant Oaks!

With a bumper crop of acorns this year, if you haven’t already planted some, now is the perfect time to give nature a helping hand to create the next generation of oak trees. In this article, we’ll try and cover the most common question on acorn harvesting and planting for maximum success.
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What to plant? Broadleaf vs Conifer

We examine the age old debate about conifers vs broadleaf trees from a fresh perspective about carbon capture. Do we know for sure what is the most effective approach for carbon capture?
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Reducing meat and dairy in our diets

Livestock accounts for an estimated 14% of all greenhouse gas produced by human activity. So does giving up meat and dairy help to combat climate change?
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The Tipping Point For The Environment

World Environment Day as we reach a tipping point in our response to the climate emergency.
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Humanity's Mortality Moment.

This video is essential viewing for those that care about the environment - it summarizes why 11,000 scientists are so worried about global heating, and why things are getting more urgent. There are some key lessons in this for us all.
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​How Green is Your Energy?

The news is full of stories citing the importance of renewable energy and reducing the proportion of fossil fuels used generating electricity. This is all good news – we need to stop burning things, because burning releases additional CO2 into the air.
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The Different Kinds of Forest.

Not all new woodland creation projects are alike, rather they fall into two distinct types, amenity woodlands, and carbon capture forests. We explore the differences and tradeoffs.
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Why a Carbon Community?

The Carbon Community is a Charity dedicated to carbon capture. But it’s also a movement - it’s about all of us, coming together to reduce CO2 in the air. It’s about you and me, together with a few companies collectively making a difference.
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Why the Planet is Crying Out for New Forests.

Nature has a wonderfully simple system for dealing with Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in the air – they’re called forests. Forests capture CO2 and via photosynthesis turn it into sugars which are then used to grow trees. We even eat some of these sugars, like cane sugar and maple syrup. The problem, of course is that there aren’t enough forests left to cope with the amount of CO2 that man is now producing on earth.
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