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To: ProtectOurFreedom

The city of LA just completed a 40 million tree planting campaign.

Of course, they cannot account for where the trees are or who got them.


10 posted on 11/16/2007 8:15:20 AM PST by edcoil (Reality doesn't say much - doesn't need too)
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To: edcoil

Excellent point. The hype is appalling and comes from not knowing basic facts and failing to do some simple arithmetic.
Question: What area of forest are we talking about with 300 million trees?
Question: What % of the total forest area of the US is that?
Question: What is the annual net growth of forests in terms of carbon sequestering?
Question: What is the annual rate of actual carbon release of these impacted trees?
Given reasonable estimates of the above I believe the hype in the article is grossly exaggerated. I will wait for the article before revealing my calculation.


14 posted on 11/16/2007 8:26:17 AM PST by bjc (Check the data!!)
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