Tree planting is no miracle answer


A forester wearing protective equipment, carrying a chainsaw and axe, walks through a pine forest looking at the trees that are marked to be felled

In a blog for The Conversation, Duncan McLaren, Professor in Practice at the Lancaster Environment Centre, explains the dangers of exaggerating the potential and cheapness of tree planting as a contribution to tackling climate change. 

Read the article here: 'Exaggerating how much CO₂ can be absorbed by tree planting risks deterring crucial climate action'.

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