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Pollution and Tree Growth

Trees A curious twist in the debate over global warming. New research suggests that all the  carbon dioxide in the atmosphere from the burning of coal and other fossil fuels is making trees grow faster. And this, in turn, means bigger trees will absorb more carbon dioxide, The Baltimore Sun reports.

"Though scientists warn it's no panacea, it's an indication that forests may dampen or delay the impacts of climate change at least for a while, by soaking up some of the greenhouse gases that most scientists believe are warming the planet," the report says.


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Great Bay Daily post. The value of trees continue to increase. The feds, state and local governments need to re-evaluate their permitting process regarding forest loss.

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