May 23, 2018

Climate change can’t be reversed by trees


A new study has revealed that the damage caused by climate change to trees, hinders their ability to remove carbon from the air. The study showed that climate change affects the growth of the trees. Research revealed in the publication Ecology Letters, indicates that the slow warming of our planet is weakening trees beyond repair, which will eventually turn them into sources of carbon themselves. Margaret Evans, assistant research professor in the University of Arizona’s Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, said: “It’s like a thermostat gone bad. “Forests act as a carbon sink by taking carbon dioxide out of atmosphere, but the more the…