Why Planting More Trees is a Lazy Solution to the Crisis of Climate Change

Karishma Shelar & Anuja Malhotra

Scroll | June 5, 2022

The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in its sixth assessment report released in August, reiterated its analysis of the role played by human-induced activities in contributing to catastrophic heatwaves, droughts and cyclones. It noted that in 2019, the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere was at its highest in at least two million years.