World Bog Day!
Jul 24, 2021
Today we celebrate one of our planet's most under-appreciated ecosystems: peatlands!
Additionality: Why do we need it?
Jul 06, 2021
What is additionality and why does the UK voluntary carbon market need additionality to function?
A Welsh first at Bwlch y Groes!
May 21, 2021
A peatland restoration project on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park is the first of its kind.
New Partnership: Northwoods
May 20, 2021
We are delighted to announce a new partnership, with the Northwoods Rewilding Network!
Blackthorn and Hawthorn
May 19, 2021
Attitudes are changing towards these two small trees, as appreciation of thorny scrub grows.
For Peat's Sake: Restoring Rotten Bottom
May 18, 2021
The Forest Carbon team recently visited Rotten Bottom, one of our partner's peatlands.
Beyond Carbon: Integrating new ecosystem markets (Part 4/5)
Apr 29, 2021
This blog considers emerging ecosystem markets and how they will interact with the carbon market.
The rising price of carbon
Apr 15, 2021
These are crucial years for voluntary carbon markets across the globe. But with huge potential comes
The Woodland Carbon Guarantee in England (Part 3/5)
Feb 16, 2021
A source of carbon funding that exists only for woodland creation schemes in England: the ‘Woodland ...
Woods and Wildlife
Nov 30, 2020
One of the most heartening aspects of our work is seeing and hearing about the benefits of our partn
How to release income from Woodland Carbon (Part 2/5)
Oct 28, 2020
The Woodland Carbon Code exists to make financially unattractive woodland creation projects attracti
Natural regeneration - The good, the bad and the scrubby
Oct 07, 2020
Woodland creation through natural regeneration offers big rewards. It preserves soil carbon stocks,
Planting Partner: The Borders Forest Trust
Sep 28, 2020
One organisation we have partnered with extensively is the Borders Forest Trust, a fantastic charity...
Species Profile: Rowan
Sep 11, 2020
As summer draws to a close and we head into the autumn months many of our native trees and shrubs be...
Understanding the UK’s Woodland Carbon Market (Part 1/5)
Sep 01, 2020
For any voluntary carbon market to operate smoothly, a degree of governance and regulation is essent...
The Post-COVID World
Apr 22, 2020
The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 is reshaping our world in profound ways. It has exposed the f
The Not-So-Wild West
Mar 18, 2020
In recent weeks there has been some welcome scrutiny of the tree planting agenda. Misguided plans to...
The Woodland Carbon Guarantee
Jan 20, 2020
This week marks the start of the first auction of the Woodland Carbon Guarantee (WCaG), a government
Magic Machines: Why Companies are Backing Europe’s Forests
Nov 15, 2019
Our friends over at Natural Capital Partners have done a nice job summarising the webinar they hoste...
Carbon mitigation for small businesses and households
Sep 26, 2019
We had a fantastic week at the Chelsea Flower Show - met hundreds of people with loads of questions ...
Resources and Waste Management 2019
Sep 09, 2019
Forest Carbon is partnering wth the Resources and Waste Management Expo to plant an area of woodland...
Webinar: How business is helping reforest Europe
Sep 03, 2019
Forest Carbon's Steve Prior will be a panelist on a forthcoming webinar, alongside sustainability sp...
Trees made from beer
Jun 25, 2019
Yes, really. The Natural Selection Brewing Company launched its limited edition beer The Altruist on...
Turning targets into action
Jun 10, 2019
After several weeks of Extinction Rebellion protests in London, it was encouraging to learn that the...
Come and see us at Chelsea Flower Show
Apr 08, 2019
We're chuffed to have been invited to exhibit at this year's Chelsea Flower Show. We'll be in the Di...
New carbon and energy reporting rules may be coming your way
Feb 12, 2019
Announced in July last year but coming into force for financial years starting after April...
Benefits rooted in science
Dec 05, 2018
Speaking recently at the Science Museum in London on climate change projections, Michael Gove, the E...
First Peatland Code validation awarded
Nov 01, 2018
This September the first Peatland Code registered restoration project achieved validation. The peatl...
Budget 2018 - Woodland Carbon Guarantee
Oct 31, 2018
We were delighted to hear in yesterday's budget that the government plans to support the UK forest c...
What difference does 0.5°C make?
Oct 29, 2018
The recent Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report rather alarmingly gave us all 1...
NEX Group commits to UK's first ever Peatland Code project
Apr 30, 2018
NEX Group recently re-affirmed its commitment to UK landscape projects as part of its ongoing carbon...
Forest Carbon supports new Northumberland forest
Mar 16, 2018
Forest Carbon is suporting the largest new productive woodland to be planted in England in the past
Kier Living's carbon investment is supporting sustainable timber in the UK
Sep 01, 2017
With the UK being the third largest importer of timber in the world, after China and Japan, and with
Forest Carbon supports Microsoft in new Irish forest creation programme
Apr 21, 2017
Ireland’s targets for afforestation have received a boost thanks to a new intervention by Microsoft,...
Forest Carbon completes Defra research project
Jan 01, 2016
Throughout 2015 Forest Carbon’s Steve Prior was working with academic Andrew Moxey on a project for
Forest Carbon on the news
Dec 01, 2014
Forest Carbon featured on both BBC Look North and BBC North West Tonight on 2nd December after Judy
Forest Carbon develops the first ever grown in Britain partner woodland
Mar 01, 2014
The Grown in Britain initiative has announced the launch of its first partner woodland, a 55ha plant
The UK Forest Carbon market - a win-win-win
Feb 01, 2014
Despite the many benefits UK woodlands bring to the UK – including flood amelioration, carbon dioxid
Forest Carbon highly commended at Sustainability Leaders Awards
Nov 01, 2013
In a year with record numbers of entries Forest Carbon was 'Highly Commended' in the carbon manageme
Woodland Carbon Code credit registry launched
Jul 01, 2013
The Woodland Carbon Code credit registry was launched at an event held at Markit's London offices on
First WCC group validation
Mar 01, 2013
Since late 2012 Forest Carbon has been working with the Forestry Commission and its Woodland Carbon
Climate North East interview
Feb 01, 2013
Forest Carbon's Steve Prior interviewed for Climate North East
A few days in Berlin
Jan 01, 2013
I spent the last week of January in Berlin, sharing ideas with scientists and policy-makers from the...
Woodland Carbon Code one Year on
Jul 01, 2012
The Woodland Carbon Code, a voluntary UK standard which ensures that ‘carbon forestry’ projects real