We Earthlings: Let’s Restore the Forests To Remove CO2 From the Atmosphere

Share this idea!

Paul Hawken’s important book Drawdown is a blueprint for reducing humanity’s carbon footprint. Did you know that restoring 751 million acres of forest that have been cut down in the past few decades would remove 61.2 gigatons of CO2 from the atmosphere by 2050? This land is already abandoned and degraded, but the forest will restore itself and the ability to process massive amounts of CO2 that otherwise will build-up, contributing to global warming.

Restoring forests will remove CO2 from the atmosphere

Print or share We Earthling posters to inspire others with your stories. Would you like to share a photo and story? Drop by the Earthling Forum to contribute your photos and ideas.

You Might Also Like…
Recent Posts

Earth911

We’re serious about helping our readers, consumers and businesses alike, reduce their waste footprint every day, providing quality information and discovering new ways of being even more sustainable.
Earth911

Leave a Comment