GOP Bill Will Seek To Commit US To Planting 3.3 Billion Trees Annually

Republican’s efforts to deal with carbon so far lie primarily in sequestering it in trees, which can take in carbon and store it, offsetting some atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions. That approach has not been a winner with climate scientists, however, who say that while trees undoubtedly improve the environment, the globe won’t be able to plant its way out of a climate crisis.

By Rachel Frazin And Rebecca Beitsch The Hill. February 2, 2020.

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