Ireland Plans to Plant 440 Million Trees By 2040 to Fight Climate Change

Updated: Jan 23

"Ireland has big plans for combatting climate change. The country plans to plant 440 million trees over the next 40 years*, according to its climate action plan.

 

Originally, the plan specified only the amount of land to dedicate to the project, not the number of trees. But later calculations translated those eight thousand hectares (19,768 acres) to 22 million trees per year, or 440 million by 2040, according to The Irish Times."


* note - 40 years is incorrect, it should be 20 years (info above taken straight from news article)


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