Trees and Decarbonization


Ok folks, what level of insanity do you have to have to be a landscape architect asserting that almost 90% of the United States has to be covered in trees by 2060?

Do they not understand what they are proposing is not a natural ecology? That prairies and deserts aren’t supposed to have big trees? That this would be displacing and killing off whole communities of plants and animals that live in non-forest environments? That there isn’t enough water to establish them.

I’m at a loss @leo @Stephers @Gino

This is the Green New Deal Atlas out of UPenn. I am just so, so angry,
These “professionals” are incredibly disrespectful to natural life in all forms.

https://mcharg.upenn.edu/sites/default/files/20_04_17_5column_arial_minion_web_optimized.pd

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