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China Emits More Carbon in 16 Days Than Australia Does in One Year: Report

A recent report by the think tank Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) finds that China emits more carbon in 16 days than Australia does...

Study Reveals Soil Is a Significant Carbon Sequestration Driver

As harmful atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, understanding the planet's carbon balance is increasingly important. A new report by U.S. National Science Foundation-funded...

Ancient Carbon Unlikely to Cause Massive Greenhouse Gas Release

Permafrost in the soil and methane hydrates deep in the ocean are large reservoirs of ancient carbon. As soil and ocean temperatures rise, the...

Forest Soils Release More Carbon Dioxide Than Expected in Rainy Season

Current carbon cycle models may underestimate the amount of carbon dioxide released from the soil during rainy seasons in temperate forests like those found...

How Wildfires Trap Carbon for Centuries to Millennia

Charcoal produced by wildfires could trap carbon for hundreds of years and help mitigate climate change, according to new research just published. The extensive...

New Paper Points to Soil Pore Structure as Key to Carbon Storage

Alexandra Kravchenko, Michigan State University professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, and several of her colleagues recently discovered a new...

Mass Extinction 252 Million Years Ago: Are We Due for Another One?

About 252 million years ago, a rise in global temperatures resulted in one of the biggest mass extinctions in Earth’s history. Almost 96 percent...

News of Katla Volcano’s Immediate Eruption Is Fake

The Internet has been going wild over the past couple of days after media reported that Iceland’s Katla volcano is about to erupt, an...

Researchers Invent New Technique to Remove Carbon From the Atmosphere

We have seen an increasing concern about global warming during the last decade. The possibility of worldwide disasters has led many scientists to search...

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