Planting 1.2 Trillion Trees Could Cancel Out a Decade of CO2 Emissions, Scientists Find – Yale E360 #auspol #qldpol #nswpol #StopAdani Demand a #GreenNewDeal #ClimateStrike #ExtinctionRebellion #TheDrum

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Planting 1.2 Trillion Trees Could Cancel Out a Decade of CO2 Emissions, Scientists Find – Yale E360

There is enough room in the world’s existing parks, forests, and abandoned land to plant 1.2 trillion additional trees, which would have the CO2 storage capacity to cancel out a decade of carbon dioxide emissions, according to anew analysisby ecologist Thomas Crowther and colleagues at ETH Zurich, a Swiss university.

The research,presentedat this year’s American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in Washington, D.C., argues that planting additional trees is one of the most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gases.

— Read on e360.yale.edu/digest/planting-1-2-trillion-trees-could-cancel-out-a-decade-of-co2-emissions-scientists-find

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