If we filled all the extra space on the planet with trees, we could cut carbon by about 25 percent (in theory).
— Read on grist.org/article/stop-building-a-spaceship-to-mars-and-just-plant-some-damn-trees/
In 2018, a United Nations’ Panel on Climate Change estimated that we’d need to plant 1 billion hectares of forest by 2050 to keep the globe from warming a full 1.5 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels. Not only is that “undoubtedly achievable,” according to the study’s authors, but global tree restoration is “our most effective climate change solution to date… There are [expensive] technologies people are working on to take carbon dioxide out of the air. And trees do it — for nothing.”
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- ‘Blue carbon’ banks: From the Conversation.‘Blue carbon’ banks: From the Conversation. Mangrove forests, which grow in salt water in tropical regions, are especially effective at locking up “blue carbon” – so called to distinguish it from “green” carbon storage on land. Louisiana State University scientists Robert Twilley and Andre Rovai estimate that “the wood and soil of mangrove forests along … Read More
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