Charitable efforts are underway to plant trees as part of a push to address climate change, but research suggests that the environmental impact of forested lands can be complex. "We shouldn't see this, or any other nature-based climate change solution, as a silver bullet," said geography professor Christopher Williams, noting that it's critical to reduce the use of fossil fuels.
How do tree-planting campaigns affect the climate?
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