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Trees are made of human breath

Trees are made of human breath

Outside my office window, two skilled workers complete a hard and dirty job. They’re cutting the felled trunk of a tree into small enough pieces to be thrown into the back of a truck with the rest of the chipped remains. I know that this act was ultimately for my own safety. I, like tens of thousands of others over the past 50 years, regularly walked beneath the canopy of that tree.

More CO2 won’t help northern forests or stave off climate change

More CO2 won’t help northern forests or stave off climate change

Climate change not only affects humans but also the world's forests. Is it possible that trees grow more quick when with milder winters and a longer growing season? Or will the drought cause  regression of our global woodlands?