Professor Rob MacKenzie, and Professor Christine Foyer, wrote an article for The Conversation arguing that his work could be equally important when applied to the future and present.
They wrote: “It took a century and half – ironically, about as long it takes to grow an oak to harvest it – and a climate crises to make policymakers take Darwin’s idea seriously.
Experts claimed that there is no technology currently that can match the ability of trees to pull carbon from the air.
The photosynthesis process is when plants absorb carbon from the air. This creates oxygen and energy.
Darwin’s observations show that trees that are grown in forests with diverse foliage and plants tends to grow more strongly than trees planted separately.