As our leaders begin to set out their plans to rebuild the country, public and political momentum has and continues to build behind calls for a ‘green recovery’ – one that places addressing the climate crisis at the center of rebooting the economy.

Our landscapes have a vital role to play in facilitating a green recovery, but any changes need to be considered carefully. Two examples include deploying new renewable energy development and tree / woodland planting. These are just small parts of the green recovery equation, but the likely rapid expansion of both land use changes is likely to have significant impacts on the character of our landscapes.

Read the full white paper here: Green Recovery: Changes to the landscape