Future of the Environment

Mapped: Where ‘afforestation’ is taking place around the world

Afforestation could have a significant positive impact on our planet. Image: REUTERS/Jose Cabezas - RC1354F348A0

Daisy Dunne

Science Writer, Carbon Brief

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Global planted forests 1990-2015 Image: Carbon Brief
Image: Carbon Brief
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Four illustrative scenarios for limiting temperature rise to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. Grey shows fossil fuel emissions, while yellow and brown show the emissions reductions achieved by BECCS, and agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU), respectively. Image: Summary for Policymakers, IPCC

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