The Hill: Forests must stand tall in any Green New Deal

Opinion piece published in The Hill by RenewComm client American Forests.

A “Green New Deal” is a breath of fresh air for the climate change conversation. Scaling up climate action that creates jobs for people in need offers something for everyone, from struggling rural communities to disadvantaged urban areas.

Just one problem: many of its champions are overlooking the huge potential of forests to contribute to climate action and related green jobs. The Green New Deal cannot meet its goals for climate action nor diversity, equity and inclusion without a major role for forests and other natural climate solutions.

Read the full article in The Hill.