“Efforts to protect the poor, such as generally improving access to health care and social safety nets, and targeted measures to upgrade flood defenses and deploy more heat-tolerant crops could prevent most of the negative consequences of climate change on poverty.”

“Trees are among the most prominent and critical organisms on Earth, yet we are only recently beginning to comprehend their global extent and distribution”

“Researchers estimate that the total number of trees has plummeted by roughly 46% since the dawn of human civilization.”

“Oxford University scientists have determined the best technology to suck carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and try to reverse global warming. It’s trees.”

“At a gathering of leading insurers at Lloyd’s of London, Mark Carney pointed out the rapid increase in weather-related catastrophes and the jump in both the physical and financial costs.”