This is yet another example of woolly thinking debunked, accepting truths as handed down by the media, when the likelihood is that it is nothing like as portrayed.
Chuckles: So all those shrieks of hysteria and such about deforestation, CO2, etc etc by greenie activists and politicians were lies. But then we always knew that anyway.
Interesting that it was in the WP, a known leftwing news outlet.
Released Wednesday in Nature, a team of 38 scientists finds that the planet is home to 3.04 trillion trees, blowing away the previously estimate of 400 billion. That means, the researchers say, that there are 422 trees for every person on Earth.
However, in no way do the researchers consider this good news. The study also finds that there are 46 percent fewer trees on Earth than there were before humans started the lengthy, but recently accelerating, process of deforestation.
OK, even if we accept these figures, it’s a glass half full scenario.…