March 28, 2023 |The Conservation Fund | Climate

Conservation’s Role in a Cleaner Energy Future

Given the new infrastructure development required to transition to a low-carbon, green energy future, it can seem as though these two initiatives contradict one another. However, there is one thing that new energy infrastructure and biodiversity both need to thrive: land.

Larry Selzer, CEO and president of The Conservation Fund recently discussed why land conservation is such a critical catalyst for reaching our nation’s goals of climate mitigation and the swift transition to a low-carbon energy system in The Hill.

The Hill, March 25, 2023 – Gaining the social license to build clean energy infrastructure by Larry Selzer


Other relevant articles by Larry Selzer

Forests and Climate Change Solutions
The Hill, August 20, 2021

How to Protect Our Precious Forests
The New York Times: Letter to the Editor; March 4, 2020 (third story)

Seeing the forest and the trees: To fight climate change, we must protect existing woodlands
The New York Daily News, February 3, 2020

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