2020 in review: What happened to all the tree-planting plans?

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In January, the World Economic Forum, backed by US president Donald Trump, announced the One Trillion Trees initiative to plant or protect a trillion trees by 2030, bolstering the estimated 3 trillion that already exist. The scheme joins existing reforestation efforts such as the “Trillion Trees” project launched by conservation groups in 2017.

One Trillion Trees didn’t respond to requests for comment on progress, but a US version of its website says that 855 million trees have been pledged by US-based authorities and other bodies. It is unclear how many of those have …

source: newscientist.com