How Much Air Can A Tree Hold? #TeamTrees

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Trees can take an astounding amount of carbon out of the air, which is good, because we need to do that times a trillion.

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References:

Le Quéré, C et al. Global Carbon Budget 2018. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 2141–2194, 2018

JF Bastin, JF et al.The global tree restoration potential. Science 365 (6448), 76-79

Pillsbury NH; ML Kirkley. 1984. Equations for total, wood, and saw-log volume for thirteen California hardwoods. Res. Note PNW-RN-414. USDA, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 52 p

B. W. Griscom et al. 2017. Natural Climate Solutions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 114, 11645–11650.

Roe S et al. 2019. Contributon of the land sector to a 1.5C world. Nature Climate Change (in press)