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Resource Centre

CarbonStore operates in a new and rapidly evolving industry. Our Resource Centre keeps you up to date on recent events, the latest policy, and emerging trends across our industry.

The User’s Guide to the Woodland Carbon Market

CarbonStore has produced this User Guide, so all parties have a clear understanding of the terminology and the processes involved in the selling and purchasing of woodland generated carbon units.

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Fourth Woodland Carbon Guarantee auction dates announced

£10m available from the scheme’s £50m pot for farmers and land managers to create new woodlands to help tackle the effects of climate change. The scheme gives land managers the option to sell Woodland Carbon Units (the carbon captured once the trees have grown), to the government at a guaranteed price protected against inflation. The […]

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Creating Woodlands For Cash, Carbon and Conservation in England

Head of CarbonStore David McCulloch Joins Panel Free Webinar: Tuesday June 22nd – 11am Tilhill, the UK’s leading forestry management company announces the latest in a series of free webinars. The webinar on 22 June will focus on exploring the new funding offer for woodland creation in England. The webinar will take farmers, landowners and […]

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Woodland Carbon Update – May 2021

We see signs of infancy across all carbon markets, including the one for woodland carbon. The absence of pricing transparency, which we are keen to rectify, is the most obvious symptom. Meantime, we continue to work hard to address others which we feel are important steps to ensure the healthy development of the market so […]

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FCCWG Webinar -The Importance of Carbon in a Climate Emergency

The Forestry & Climate Change Working Group with CarbonStore The Forestry Climate Change Working Group (FCCWG) present this Workshop Webinar; a free online workshop for forestry practitioners exploring the importance of carbon in a climate emergency. As a result of the UK’s commitment to becoming a Net Zero economy by 2050, carbon sequestration is likely […]

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Woodland Carbon Update – March 2021

The outlook for the woodland carbon market appears encouraging. Its regulatory standard, the Woodland Carbon Code, has used the lockdown gainfully to update its rules and guidelines, expand its capacity and widen its recognition among both landowners and companies. With the UK now (slowly) emerging from the lockdown, pressure for a ‘green recovery’ is growing. […]

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Creating Woodlands for Cash, Carbon & Conservation Webinar

Head of CarbonStore David McCulloch joined Tilhill for this informative webinar entitled ‘Creating Woodlands for Cash, Carbon & Conservation’ – Scotland which included three onsite interviews. David answered all carbon related questions from landowners, farmers and industry professionals. Watch the full recording covering: The landowner’s objectives Evaluating the land and farm potential How agriculture can […]

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The Importance of Carbon in a Climate Emergency

Free workshop: Tuesday 20th April 11am The Forestry Climate Change Working Group is delighted to announce the launch of a free online workshop for forestry practitioners and will explore the importance of carbon in a climate emergency. As a result of the UK’s commitment to becoming a Net Zero economy by 2050, carbon sequestration is […]

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Woodland Carbon Update – Feb 2021

The UK’s woodland carbon market is evolving rapidly. Preliminary enquiries, more substantive indications of interest in buying PIUs, and firm orders for them from companies have all picked up markedly through January and early- February. Similarly, woodland owners are quickly recognising the opportunities from selling their woodland-generated carbon credits. The number of schemes being registered […]

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World Wetlands Day – Restoring a globally important habitat

Forestry and Land Scotland’s (FLS) ongoing work to restore a globally important habitat is being celebrated as part of World Wetlands Day (2 Feb). Blanket bog is a type of habitat found on peatland soils in cool, wet upland areas in maritime climates. It covers 23 per cent of Scotland’s land area and is rarely […]

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Webinar: Crafting Nature-Based Solutions for Your Business

What are nature-based solutions? How can they help your organisation? How do they work, in practice? CarbonStore explains. Through Tilhill, we have 70 years’ experience in planting trees and restoring peatlands. Watch our free webinar discussing these issues. The webinar outlines the fundamental principles of nature-based solutions, focusing particularly on woodland creation and peatland restoration. […]

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The business of net-zero: Natural climate solutions – CLA Podcast

Listen to CLA’s podcast supported by Tilhill. ‘David Attenborough’s recent Netflix documentary did an incredible job making the case that the key to solving climate change is right in front of us: nature. Nature is our biggest ally, inspiration and the best, most cost-effective, shovel-ready technology we have to tackle the climate crisis.’ In this podcast we focus on […]

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CarbonStore Sponsor 2021 Tree Oscars to reward Climate Change Champion

A new Climate Change Champion prize has been added to Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards as the ‘Tree Oscars’ return in 2021. The Climate Change Champion Award, sponsored by CarbonStore, will be chosen by judges from entries to all 2021 Awards categories. All entries can identify and highlight what their project will contribute to tackling climate […]

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The Benefits of Nature-Based Solutions for Your Company and Its Environmental Goals

Webinar: Crafting Nature-Based Solutions for Your Business January 28th 10am What are nature-based solutions? How can they help your organisation? How do they work, in practice? CarbonStore is well equipped to explain. Through Tilhill, we have 70 years’ experience in planting trees and restoring peatlands. Please join us for our free webinar discussing these issues […]

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Capacity Issues in the Woodland Creation Supply Chain: Mitigating the Risks

Appreciation for Natural Capital is gathering momentum. The value of woodland carbon is rising.

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Green carbon initiatives join forces to expand the UK market

In the race to tackle climate change and to reach net zero emissions, two key UK-wide carbon markets have joined forces. The UK Woodland Carbon Registry and UK Peatland Code have come together to form the new UK Land Carbon Registry. The new registry aims to create a more accessible ‘one-stop-shop’ for woodland and peatland […]

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CarbonStore and The Woodland Carbon Code – Webinar Recording

CarbonStore, a company providing an open and transparent platform for companies and landowners to buy and sell Woodland Carbon Units is delighted to share this free public webinar dedicated to farmers, landowners and companies. The online event on November 3rd 2020 introduced CarbonStore and outlined the Woodland Carbon Code. The webinar attracted over 240 guests […]

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CarbonStore and The Woodland Carbon Code – Webinar. 3 November, 10.00 am

CarbonStore is delighted to be announcing a free public webinar dedicated to farmers, landowners and companies.

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The ‘Carbon Skeleton’ of Natural Capital

When considering environmental enhancement, it can sometimes feel as though there are too many variables to juggle or prioritise to make the most significant impact possible with the resources at your disposal.

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Digging into the Details to Maximise Your Income

The intricacies of the Woodland Carbon Code present many potential pitfalls for landowners seeking to capitalise on their newly planted woodland’s carbon sequestration capacity. Some agents/brokers purchase Pending Issuance Units (PIUs) directly from landowners and then hold them, as inventory, while they look for a corporate buyer for the PIUs. (Please note that CarbonStore operates […]

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An Insight into Current Prices of Woodland Carbon Units

We market our carbon-related woodland schemes fairly and openly and we charge only a minor commission for arranging the transactions between landowners and companies.

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A Unique Carbon-Offsetting Business Launches Today

A new opportunity launches today for those of us seeking to contribute to a cleaner, greener, low carbon economy. CarbonStore will be utilising its unique partnerships to unite landowners, who are looking to sell woodland generated carbon units, with companies that are keen to offset their carbon emissions. The objective being to provide a woodland-based […]

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Land use: Policies for a Net Zero UK

The report assesses the way we use our land today and the changes required in how we farm and use land in order to deliver the UK Government’s Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050

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Reducing UK emissions: 2020 Progress Report to Parliament

This is the Committee’s 2020 report to Parliament, assessing progress in reducing UK emissions over the past year.

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Reducing UK emissions: 2020 Progress Report to Parliament

This is the Committee’s 2020 report to Parliament, assessing progress in reducing UK emissions over the past year. This year, the report includes new advice to the UK Government on securing a green and resilient recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Benefits of Farm Diversification into Agroforestry

Land use is changing in the UK and the services rendered by our rural landscape will expand dramatically in coming years.

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UK Woodland Creation in the Past 12 Months: We Still Have a Lot To Do…

On 11th June, the Forestry Commission gave us our annual insight into tree planting volumes across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland for the 12 months from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020.

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Third Woodland Carbon Guarantee auction now open for applications

Some great news for landowners in England looking to bid on an earlier than expected third auction with the WCaG, with some interesting results from the second auction from June 2020.

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The flight path to net zero

Green Alliance policy insight dated in April 2020 into nature based carbon offsetting by airlines.

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An Auspicious Moment for British Woodlands

The launch of CarbonStore provides sorely needed improvements to the services offered to both landowners and companies in the woodland carbon market.

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Pending Issuance Unit: A promise to deliver a Woodland Carbon Unit during a given period, based on the trees’ predicted growth Woodland Carbon Unit: A ton of carbon dioxide which has been sequestered in a scheme verified under the Woodland Carbon Code