7 Jul 2019

Dr. Jim Salinger: Billion Trees Programme ultimately flawed

From Sunday Morning, 7:11 am on 7 July 2019

Planting billions of trees to mop up Co2 is ultimately a sensible idea, says Dr. Jim Salinger, but it has to be done in the right way.

He points to recent research showing you have to regenerate natural forests to store carbon -- as opposed to plantation forests of trees like pine trees.

Pine forest Wairau River South Island. Forest. Forestry. Pine trees. Pinus radiata

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