How does deforestation lead to an increase in amount of CO2 in air?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 26th Nov, 2013, 08:18: AM

Expert Answer:

Plants utilise CO2 from the atmosphere for photosynthesis, thereby decreasing the amount of CO2 in the air. Deforestation leads to an increase in the amount of CO2 in the air because the number of trees which consume CO2 is reduced.

Answered by  | 26th Nov, 2013, 10:18: AM