Environmental scientists confirmed he was partially right. In hot weather, trees release volatile organic hydrocarbons including terpenes and isoprenes - two molecules linked to photochemical smog. In very hot weather, the production of these begins to accelerate.<quoted text>
Be sure to come up with the one where Reagan says "Trees cause more pollution than cars" and GHW Bush saying "I was out of the loop on Iran-Contra".
America's Great Smoky Mountains are supposed to take their name from the photochemical smog released by millions of hectares of hardwoods.
I know. You bad.