Will More Trees Cause More Rain?
A recent study has found that planting trees in areas where there have previously been no trees can reduce the effect of climate change by reducing temperatures and increasing rainfall.
- Carbon Balance and Management
- Publication Date:
- 11 February 2013
This study finds that planting trees - or afforestation in areas in Europe where there have previously been no trees can reduce the effect of climate ... see more »
Reforestation campaign in Burkina Faso (file photo).
Daily Observer, 7 February 2013
Stakeholders in forestry and conservation have reinforced the call for the protection of the country's forest cover, with a view to avoid its further depletion. Read more »
Times of Zambia, 4 February 2013
CLIMATE change presents a real threat to human development and is already undermining production sectors like agriculture which has the highest potential to reduce poverty. Read more »
AlertNet, 28 January 2013
A new study boosts support for the physics behind a controversial theory that forests play a significant role in determining rainfall, creating atmospheric winds that pump moisture… Read more »