Preserve the Forests
Forests are the single "tool" that can help us avert the worst effects of climate change.
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The older the forest, the more integral the ecosystem, the better the carbon absorption and retention. Forest soils are also incredible carbon sinks, thanks to the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF).
Burning wood pollutes as much as coal (it's the same stuff!) However, technocrats and lobbyists have classified it as 'clean and renewable' and are working to convince your elected officials of the same. The woody biomass for energy industry is subsidized by unknowing utility rate payers who want to see their forests preserved, not clear-cut for pellets.
Most States are eagerly putting forests into 'conservation.' However, this often only means that the land, currently forested, will not be paved over. These forests become 'working forests' and are actively managed. Experts agree that what we need now, for draw-down and biodiversity, is forest preservation.