Living Planet: Not as simple as 1 trillion trees | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 08.08.2019
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Living Planet: Not as simple as 1 trillion trees

A recent study from ETH Zürich says that planting trees is one of the best ways to sequester carbon from the atmosphere, but a number of climate experts have poked holes in the study's approach. Paul Leadley — a professor of ecology at the University of Paris-Saclay — is one of them. Leadley explains that there is a lot of uncertainty when it comes to deciding what types of trees to plant.

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