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. 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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