Cool Things Off, Plant a Tree

Does constantly hearing about global warming make you feel hopeless and disillusioned about the future? If so, you will find that there are plenty of people out there who do care about the future of the planet, and who are willing to take small but important steps toward protecting life on earth as we know it. So it is not hopeless at all if you are willing to do something about it. In fact, you do not have to sacrifice yourself or be a billionaire to make a real difference. Battling the effects of global warming can be as simple as planting a tree. Want to cool things off? Plant a tree!

There are many fine campaigns out there that are dedicated to combating the effects of global warming by planting trees. One of the best known ‘plant a tree’ campaigns out there was launched during the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in November of 2006 in Nairobi, Kenya. This campaign has proposed to plant a billion trees in a single year. The campaign was named Plant for the Planet: the Billion Tree Campaign. This Plant a Tree Campaign has taken off with a bang.

The Plant for the Planet Billion Tree Campaign encourages everyone who cares about the planet to take the right step toward healing the earth by the simple act of planting a tree. The Plant for the Planet Billion Tree Campaign encourages people from all walks of life to unite in the simple act of planting a tree. Planting a tree is one of the easiest, most simple, and most practical things you can do to reduce global warming. The scientific community has gotten together and come to one important consensus: global warming now is poised to be the single most environmental threat and challenge that will face us in the 21st century. How can you get involved to make a difference and help heal the wounds caused by global warming? You do not have to be an influential government leader to make a difference.

The Plant for the Planet Billion Tree Campaign makes it easy for every single person who wants to get involved to get involved in helping to relieve the world of the effects of global warming. The Plant for the Planet Billion Tree Campaign makes it easy for everyone to get involved in their goal to plant one billion trees in the year 2017. This Plant Tree Campaign is being backed by the renown Kenyan environmentalist and politician Wangari Maathai. Wangari Maathai won the Nobel Peace Prize in the year 2004. The Plant for the Planet Billion Tree Campaign is also backed by Prince Albert II of Monaco as well as the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF).

What can planting a billion trees do for this earth? The Plant for the Planet Billion Tree Campaign seeks to restore all the degraded land that has been lost. Trees help restore the productivity and richness of the land and the soil. Trees also help to absorb carbon dioxide from the environment. Trees also help restore the biodiversity that is necessary to keep many fragile ecosystems intact. In general, trees are necessary for a healthy earth, and they can be key to fighting the symptoms of global warming that is currently becoming the earth’s biggest single threat in the 21st century. If you care about the health and future of planet earth, then you will probably want to join the Plant for the Planet Billion Tree Campaign in their pledge to get a billion trees planted by the end 2025. They need your financial help to reach this goal. Planting a tree is easy, simple, fun and helps the environment.