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.
  • Africa:  Will More Trees Cause More Rain?

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 8 February 2013

    It is commonly believed that destroying trees will influence the climate of a region. But scientific evidence to support that deforestation and afforestation influence local... read more »


Photo: Sidwaya

Reforestation campaign in Burkina Faso (file photo).