"The bad news is that a new United Nations report says the world`s coming to an end," writes Jonah Goldberg. "But, first, some good news: America`s doing great! Seriously, forests are breaking out all over America. New England has more forests since the Civil War. In 1880, New York State was only 25% forested. Today it is more than 66%. In 1850, Vermont was only 35% forested. Now it`s 76% forested and rising. In the south, more land is covered by forest than at any time in the last century. In 1936 a study found that 80% of piedmont Georgia was without trees. Today nearly 70% of the state is forested. In the last decade alone, America has added more than 10 million acres of forestland."
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