Could we reforest the Sahara desert ?
Is this the key to afforestation projects in arid or desert areas ? As hundreds of billion of trees have to be planted over the next decades to avert climate change, the question is of tremendous importance.
As Cleantechnica reports, the Gulf state of Qatar is experimenting an interesting project – the Sahara Forest Project – that would use deserts, saltwater and CO2 to produce food, water and clean energy. ”