School kids get the measure of trees and their benefits

Irish Times | Feb 24, 2020 at 1:56 PM
  • There’s no doubt that trees are important to the environment, but nobody knows this more than a group of primary school children from Malahide and Portmarnock Educate Together.
  • The fourth class pupils spent Monday morning measuring trees, to establish how much carbon they can absorb, and how many trees are required to offset their emissions.
  • Sam Harrison (10) said it was an important experience because he wants to learn how to “save the planet from climate change”.