Argument: Trees only absorb C02 during their growth

Issue Report: Reforestation as a solution to global warming


Harald Franzen. “Planting Trees Won’t Save the Climate”. Scientific American. 15 Nov. 2000 – “Trees only absorb large quantities of carbon during their growth, so once they are fully grown–in other words, when the reforestation is complete–they will not be able to serve as CO2 sinks.”