The fast-growing Leucaena tree can store up to 50 pounds of CO2 each year, or nearly one ton over 40 years of growth. ECO-Tourist Journal and the Global Cooling Action Center have tabulated how many Leucaenas need to be planted to offset the per capita CO2 pollution caused by the following activities:
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