An interview with professor Tom Crowther of ETH Zurich, one of the authors of a article suggesting that re-forestation may be the most effective action countries can take to combat climate change. Planting trees on treeless, non-agricultural, non-urban land at the scale the group suggests could bring carbon pollution down to a level not seen in a century. This article is free-access through September 30, 2019.
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