A study finds that close to a trillion trees could potentially be planted on Earth—enough to sequester more than 200 billion tons of carbon. But environmental change on this scale is no easy task.
When people think of potential solutions to global warming, they tend to visualize technologies like solar panels or electric cars. A new study published on Wednesday, however, found that better management of forests, grasslands and soils in the United States could offset as much as 21 percent of the country’s annual greenhouse gas emissions.
AEDE Professors Daniela Miteva and Brian Roe's research will be supported by the Discovery Theme Initiatives Seed Grant Programs from the Sustainable and Resilient Economy program. This funding allows collaborative, interdisciplinary teams the ground-breaking opportunity to together solve our world’s grand challenges.
AEDE Faculty work and research in sustainability and change examine the areas the human, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability.
AEDE Faculty work study the linkages between practices, policies, business decisions, rural, urban, regional and international development, and environamental resources and issues affect human welfare.
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