The potential of roadside trees to offset CO2

Trees are of enormous importance to the ecosystems and livelihoods of people on earth. Many communities depend on forests, such as indigenous people in the Amazon, farmers in Papua and people employed in the forestry sector in Canada and Siberia. Trees are a source of food, fuel and fibre and therefore provide an income to millions of people around the world. In addition to producing valuable products, trees can contribute to climate adaptation and mitigation. This blog post focuses on how roadside tree planting can contribute to climate mitigation.

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Last modified: March 16, 2022