Could Planting Tons of Trees Solve Climate Change?

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Climate change is devastating coral reefs, raising sea levels and displacing people across the globe. Now researchers say the best solution is also the simplest: plant more forests. In a new analysis out Thursday in the journal Science, scientists report restoring forests could cut atmospheric carbon by 25 percent.

“We all knew restoring forests could play a part in tackling
climate change, but we had no scientific understanding of what impact this

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