Planting Trees May Not Curb Global Warming

By questioning the widsom of forestation to curb global warming, a new study challeneges one of the core tenets of the Kyoto Protocol.
November 30, 2003, 9am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The rainforest emits more of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide than it absorbes when conditions are very wet", says a new study by Harvard University published in the journal Science.The research results are " pertinent because the idea of using forests to curb global warming forms a central plank of the Kyoto Protocal."


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Published on Friday, November 28, 2003 in BBC News
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