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assessing urban forest benefits in New York City
Urban Trees Sequester Substantial Carbon

urban trees sequester carbon and reduce building energy use

doc-titleAssessing Urban Forest Effects and Values
quoteClimate change is an issue of global concern. Urban trees can help mitigate climate change by sequestering atmospheric carbon (from carbon dioxide) in tissue and by reducing energy use in buildings, and consequently reducing carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel based power plants.
sourceAssessing Urban Forest Effects and Values (USDA Forest Service)