Trump hits out at 'prophets of doom' as US joins global tree conservation drive

Michael Holder
clock
President Trump addressing the WEF summit in Davos today | Credit: World Economic Forum
Image:

President Trump addressing the WEF summit in Davos today | Credit: World Economic Forum

President announces US will join Trillion Trees initiative to grow, save, and better protect one trillion trees around the world by 2050

President Donald Trump has announced the US will join a new green initiative led by the World Economic Forum aimed at conserving and restoring one trillion trees worldwide over the next decade, as he addressed...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Climate change

UK oil and gas projects are facing increasing push back from campaigners and economists

'The economic case for investment is not strong enough': Shell backs out of Cambo oil project

Future of controversial North Sea development unclear after minority shareholder Shell backs out citing weak investment case

Cecilia Keating
clock 03 December 2021 • 5 min read
Credit: Drax

Drax boosts biomass ambition with plan to double production of wood pellets

Firm announces new wood pellet production and sales targets as it confirms intention to build global fleet of bioenergy and carbon capture and storage plants

Cecilia Keating
clock 03 December 2021 • 3 min read
Farmers are set for a new subsidy scheme from next year focused on soil health

UK's post-Brexit farming subsidy plan draws anger from green groups

Environmental groups warn measures farming incentive plans unveiled today fall far short of delivering the ‘nature-positive’ agriculture sector promised by government

Cecilia Keating
clock 02 December 2021 • 5 min read