Climate change: Why planting more trees won′t save us | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 01.07.2022

Visit the new DW website

Take a look at the beta version of We're not done yet! Your opinion can help us make it better.

  1. Inhalt
  2. Navigation
  3. Weitere Inhalte
  4. Metanavigation
  5. Suche
  6. Choose from 30 Languages


Climate change: Why planting more trees won't save us

Expanding forests can help bring down the amount of CO2 trapped in the atmosphere. But restoring these invaluable ecosystems is a complex business, and planting new trees can sometimes do more harm than good.

Interviewees featured in this episode:

Kate Hardwick, coordinator for Millennium Seed Bank Partnership at the UK’s Royal Botanical Gardens

Susan Cook-Patton, senior forest restoration scientist at The Nature Conservancy

On the Green Fence on Apple Podcasts

On the Green Fence on Spotify