[Answer] The amount of carbon removed by forests in the United States each year is equal to _______.

Answer: 3390 semi-trucks full of carbon
The amount of carbon removed by forests in the United States each year is equal to _______.
Deforestation in the United States was an ongoing process until recently. Between 2010 and 2020 the US forests increased 0.03% annually according to FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).Prior to the arrival of European-Americans about one half of the United States land area was forest about 1 023 000 000 acres (4 140 000 km 2) estimated in 1630.
Rates and causes of deforestation vary from region to region around the world. In 2009 2/3 of the world forests were in 10 top countries: 1) Russia 2) Brazil 3) Canada 4) United States 5) China 6) Australia 7) Congo 8) Indonesia 9) India and 10) Peru. World annual deforestation is estimated as 13.7 million hectares a year equal to the area of Greece.
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In the United States in 2004 (the most recent year for which EPA statistics are available) forests sequestered 10.6% (637 megatonnes) of the carbon dioxide released in the United States by the combustion of fossil fuels (coal oil and natural gas; 5 657 megatonnes). Urban trees sequestered another 1.5% (88 megatonnes).
Deforestation in the United States was an ongoing process until recently. Between 2010 and 2020 the US forests increased 0.03% annually according to FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).Prior to the arrival of European-Americans about one half of the United States land area was forest about 1 023 000 000 acres (4 140 000 km 2) estimated in 1630.
Deforestation clearance clearcutting or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land that is then converted to non- forest use. Deforestation can involve conversion of forest land to farms ranches or urban use. The …

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