https://www.climatechangenews.com/2019/07/05/yes-can-reforest-massive-scale-no-substitute-slashing-emissions/

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Tree restoration is being touted as the best climate change solution, in a new study, but its results should be interpreted with caution. Restoring the world’s forests on an unprecedented scale is “the best climate change solution available”, according to a new study . The researchers claim that covering 900m hectares of land – roughly the size of the continental US – with trees could store up to 205 billion tonnes of carbon, about two thirds of the carbon that humans have already put into the atmosphere. While the best solution to climate change remains leaving fossil fuels in the ground, we will still need to suck carbon dioxide (CO₂) out of the atmosphere this century if we are to kee... Full story

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