Ecometrica Explains the One-Tonne Carbon Tree

Jun 28, 2011

At Ecometrica we are often asked, “How many trees do you need to store one tonne of carbon?” The amount of carbon stored by a tree depends on its size, which is influenced by many factors – the species, the local conditions and the way it is managed. In an attempt to find a simple answer to this question we tracked down a tree that stored exactly one tonne of carbon. Here we describe that tree and how we estimated its carbon content.

Use the link below to download the full paper on the One-Tonne Carbon Tree!

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