The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

June 2019

Publication type:

Position statement



Climate Change position statement, May 2019

Climate change is real. There is comprehensive evidence demonstrating the threat to our natural environment and ecosystems.

But amidst the stark warnings, there is hope if we act NOW.

This position statement outlines our actions in:

  • conservation land use and management
  • reducing our own climate impact.
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