A new study, which used computer modeling to calculate the impact of forests on climate change, concludes that yes, trees can help... if they're planted in the right places. According to a BBC article,More info at Treehugger.
Dr [Govindasamy] Bala [of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory] and colleague Ken Caldeira, from the Carnegie Institution of Washington, used a computer model to determine the impact which forests in different parts of the planet would have on temperature.
Their analysis indicates that three key factors are involved..
More trees in tropics lower CO2
Posted on Thursday, Dec 21 2006 @ 06:31 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Scientists say planting trees in the tropics is a viable method to offset carbon emissions: