TITLE

Rain Forests Versus Greenhouse Gases

AUTHOR(S)
Orme, Helen
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Climate Change (9781597167239);2009, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A part of the book "Earth in Danger: Climate Change," by Helen Orme is presented. It explores the derailed contribution of rain forests in slowing the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere due to tree-cutting which could leave only 20 percent of the world's rain forests in 2030. It highlights the importance of carbon dioxide in trees to make their food. It examines the reasons in cutting down trees.
ACCESSION #
40096419

 

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