Perhaps Labour should try crowdfunding their million trees?

Conservation Volunteers team planting trees on Landcorp on West Coast of New Zealand South Island

Some Kiwis from Christchurch made an attempt to ‘crowdfund a forest’ and have managed so far to hit a million trees but they weren’t doing it for our PM, they were doing because of President Trump.

An effort to crowdfund a forest, founded by a trio from Christchurch, has hit an incredible target of 1 million trees pledged.

Adrien Taylor, Jeff Willis and Dr Dan Price created ‘Trump Forest’ less than a year ago, after the US President that the movement was named for signed an executive order rolling back clean energy initiatives […]

Within six months of its launch, the Kiwis had about 50,000 trees pledged. It skyrocketed as global media coverage ramped up and now, 11 months after its launch, Trump Forest has 1 million trees pledged from all over the world.

[…] The project is simple – contributors donate through the Trump Forest website to The Eden Reforestation Project charity, which plants trees around the world, or plant their own trees through a local organisation.

Either way, the trees are mapped on the website and counted as part of the global Trump Forest.

Now there is an idea for Labour. If they can buy houses off developers that have already been built and count them towards the total number of houses that they pledged during the election to build then all they need to do is to find a way to take ownership of and get credit for the trees in Trump’s forest.

[…] The 1 million trees have come from more than 3000 contributors from around the world, ranging from New Zealand to Moldova.



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