IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE, PLANTS ARE THE LONELY-ONLY DEFENDERS

Jan-13-2020

 

Satellite data and models show global warming could be 20-25% higher were it not for the carbon trapping and cooling effect of a greening Earth during the past 40 years. Stopping deforestation and ecologically sensible large-scale tree planting could be one simple, but not sufficient, defense against climate change.

Contacts: Chi Chen (chenchi@bu.edu)
Ranga Myneni (ranga.myneni@gmail.com)

Read the paper at Nature Reviews Earth and Environment

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