Path 4: North American Forests under Assault

Forests in the western and northern parts of North America are under stress from a wide variety of factors, including drought, pests, disease, fires, and the ongoing ravages of climate change. This session will discuss the many stresses on these critical ecosystems, the role that they play in the climate crisis, the potential options for protecting and enhancing what we have, and the challenges we are facing to assure healthy, viable forests in the coming decades.

Path 4: Innovation and Scaling in Carbon Credits