Glasgow to plant 18m trees as city readies for Cop26 climate summit

Glasgow to plant 18m trees as city readies for Cop26 climate summit

Clyde Climate Forest project hopes to plant 10 trees for every resident over next decade

Councils in the Glasgow area have pledged to plant 18m trees – equivalent to 10 trees for every resident – as the city prepares to host a global climate summit later this year.

The Clyde Climate Forest (CCF) project hopes to increase tree cover in urban areas of Glasgow to 20% and ensure that a fifth of the region’s rural landscape is forested or planted with native woodland over the next decade.

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