Global Forests and Climate Change (Image 1)
July 27, 2010
There are roughly 42 million square kilometers of forest on Earth, a swath that covers almost a third of the land surface, and those wooded environments play a key role in both mitigating and enhancing global warming. Researchers are seeking to learn how forests impact global climate.
Topics: Environment, Action on climate change, Climate change, Global warming, Scientific opinion on climate change, Mitigation of global warming, 19th century, Carbon finance