FORESTS STORE MORE CARBON THAN IS CURRENTLY IN
the atmosphere (and more than known oil and coal reserves
combined). Forests are therefore a critical component of climate
solutions because there is enough carbon in forests that if burned
or otherwise released into the atmosphere, it would trigger
dangerous warming, even if we eliminate fossil fuel emissions.

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