Planting Trees for the Future
Toward a Sustainable World
Aired: December 10, 2021 (UTC)
In order to halt global warming and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, switching from coal-fired power plants to renewable energy won’t be enough. We need more forests to absorb carbon dioxide. Organizations around the world are now planting trees to bring an end to climate change and restore ecosystems.
This program follows the activities of an environmental foundation that began work in this area 30 years ago, providing a model for countless others.
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