NASA Says World is Greener

By Xah Lee. Date: .

NASA Says: the World is Literally a Greener Place Than it Was 20 Years Ago

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“The world is literally a greener place than it was 20 years ago”, 2019. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/human-activity-in-china-and-india-dominates-the-greening-of-earth-nasa-study-shows

The world is literally a greener place than it was 20 years ago, and data from NASA satellites has revealed a counterintuitive source for much of this new foliage: China and India. A new study shows that the two emerging countries with the world’s biggest populations are leading the increase in greening on land. The effect stems mainly from ambitious tree planting programs in China and intensive agriculture in both countries.