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“Gasoline Trees”: A matter of forest management, or is it time to cut them all?

“Gasoline Trees”: A matter of forest management, or is it time to cut them all?
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Forest areas and vegetation, in general, are natural carbon sinks, as plants absorb CO2 as part of the photosynthesis. In this process, forests are estimated to absorb more than 10 percent of the European Union’s emissions – according to with the European Commission – and around 30 percent of global carbon emissions following NASA’s latest estimations. […]

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From Brussels to Beijing: Is there room for optimism in climate policy in Trump’s era?

From Brussels to Beijing: Is there room for optimism in climate policy in Trump's era?
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There is more to the US besides the White House America has always been great – and diverse – with a prominent climate scientific community as well as leading political figures in the fight against climate change, like Al Gore. More recently, initiatives to safeguard climate-related data and make it public through “rebel” government agencies […]

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