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Do Lawns Contribute to Climate Change?

Mark Hostetler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Green
Mark Hostetler

With these unmeasured factors, city parks with high maintenance regimes may have much larger impacts than reported here. Thus, urban areas that have a large amount of mowed, irrigated, fertilized lawns and pruned shrubs and trees can be a source of carbon dioxide rather than a sink.

Lawns May Contribute to Global Warming, Study Says

Live Science | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A new study suggests that, in certain parts of the country, total emissions would actually be lower if there weren't any lawns. ...