2,000 new trees for San Francisco — and less carbon in the air, too




San Francisco planting 2,000 trees. Napa County allowing 14,000 to be cut for one vineyard project alone, while sending children out to plant acorns.

" San Francisco officials are beginning to chart an ambitious course to sharply curtail the city’s carbon emissions over the next three decades. The first step: planting more trees — a lot of them. On Thursday, Mayor Mark Farrell will announce that the city is taking steps to become carbon-neutral — with no net release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere — by 2050."

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