With America’s forests falling prey to the stresses of climate change, much is at stake. America’s forests not only provide us with resources like clean drinking water, but also play an essential role in slowing climate change by absorbing vast amounts of carbon dioxide emissions.
Jad Daley, President and CEO of American Forests, co-chairs the Forest-Climate Working Group (FCWG), which he co-founded in 2007. The FCWG is the nation’s only forest sector coalition to represent every aspect of U.S. forests — government agencies, landowners, forest products, conservation and wildlife groups, academics, and carbon finance experts. We work with federal and state officials, corporations, and others who want to help our forests act as a climate solution.
The FCWG is delivering forests as a climate solution by taking action in four areas: