At Ecometrica we are often asked, “How many trees do you need to store one tonne of carbon?” The amount of carbon stored by a tree depends on its size, which is influenced by many factors – the species, the local conditions and the way it is managed. In an attempt to find a simple answer to this question we tracked down a tree that stored exactly one tonne of carbon. Here we describe that tree and how we estimated its carbon content.
Use the link below to download the full paper on the One-Tonne Carbon Tree!
The Federal Supplier Climate Risks and Resilience Rule is a requirement for major Federal contractors to set science-based targets and publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related financial risks.
In the US, climate disclosure has been voluntary (for the majority of the market) for years. It looks like things are about to change with the U.S. SEC proposing a rule towards making climate risk disclosures mandatory.