Seeing the Forest for the Trees
Climate scientists say we need to keep the world’s remaining forests vertical to help reign in global warming before things get out of hand. But exactly how trees drink in carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is a complex question. Trees don’t sequester the same amount of warming-inducing gases at all times throughout their lifespan. Here’s a report that gives a detailed explanation of how it actually works.
Posted on March 19, 2010, in Climate Change and tagged carbon dioxide, carbon sequestration, Climate Change, deforestation, forests, Global Warming, REDD, trees. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.