Trees store excess carbon dioxide. This process, known as carbon sequestration, means fewer greenhouse gases are in the atmosphere affecting Earth’s climate. Planting trees, reports Zoë Schlanger, is generally good for the planet. But research published this week suggests that it’s more complicated than that. In fact, for a last 250 years, we’ve actually been planting the wrong trees in Europe’s forests and making climate change worse.


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