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What would happen to the climate if we reforested the entire tropics?

Abandoning agriculture in the tropics cannot be a solution to climate change. Image: Unsplash/Aaron Madulara

Simon Lewis

Professor of Global Change Science, University of Leeds and UCL

Alexander Koch

PhD candidate in Physical Geography, UCL

Chris Brierley

Associate Professor of Geography, UCL

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How the full tropical reforestation scenario adds up. Image: Simon Lewis, Alexander Koch, Chris Brierley

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