Planting forests, land management could cut carbon significantly

Looking for a reason to keep trying? So-called natural climate solutions could mitigate a substantial part of the damage done by carbon emissions, according to a report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Planting forests, land management, and restoration of peatlands could help suck up enough carbon dioxide to achieve one-third of the climate mitigation needed to hold global warming to 2 °C by 2030.

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