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Old 16-04-2019, 06:31 PM
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A forest can hold about 100tonnes of Co2/acre. The world deserts cover about 20million sq miles or 1.28E+10 acres. So foresting over the worlds deserts could give 128E+10 CO2 store.

Human activity produces about 40 billion tonnes (40E+9) of C02. The natural cycles produces about 20x that but is mostly reabsorbed.

So a program of forestation of the deserts could take up 30years total human activity produced carbon.

The bonus is that it would take a lot of water to grow that many trees thereby holding rising sea levels down. Its gonna take a lot of windfarms.

Extra bonus, think of all those extra trees the protestors could hug.

I await my Nobel prize for saving humanity. Thank you.
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