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Posted Tue May 15 2012: from The Coloradoan:
CSU study: Trees don't clean as much as thought
A new Colorado State University study of when and how trees absorb carbon could have far-reaching effects on years of previous and current climate change research. The culmination of seven years of research has revealed that trees trap in their leaves less carbon dioxide than once thought. This means that there is an estimated 2 billion more metric tons of the greenhouse gas in the air that scientists say has, with others, contributed to a rise in the Earth's temperature.
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'Doc Michael says:
Stupid slacker trees.

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