Stop building a spaceship to Mars and just plant some damn trees | Grist

If we filled all the extra space on the planet with trees, we could cut carbon by about 25 percent (in theory).
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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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5 thoughts on “Stop building a spaceship to Mars and just plant some damn trees | Grist”

    1. Makes you wonder how many silly people who can’t even work out the importance of trees. Especially the ones being paid by the Taxpayers Purse.

        1. Yes it is sad, but we can plant a tree a day. You and I can make a difference together until we form a groups of tree warriors around the planet. Do you wish to start the Warriors of trees group? Yes you can start blogging about it. 🍀🍀🍀🍀

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