Catrin Einhorn of The New York Times reports on the impact that tree plantings can have on climate change.
- A new report in the journal Nature finds that restoring global forests where the occur naturally could remove 226 gigatons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
- The report emphasizes that planting trees is not a silver bullet solution for climate change and must be done in tandem with accelerating clean energy.
- Increasing clean energy deployment and tree plantings in the U.S. will be accomplished by modernizing regulations and bolstering property rights.
Read the full article here.