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New Study Shows Plants Absorb Carbon From Atmosphere Faster Than Perviously Thought

New research just published in the journal Nature say that plants, trees, and soil are absorbing carbon about 25 percent faster than scientists previously thought. A team of scientists headed-up by Lisa Welp-Smith of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have developed a new, more accurate, method of determining how much plants absorb and release carbon. The study estimates that global…

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New Research Suggests Feedback Amplification of Emissions on Natural Carbon Cycle Lower Than Expected

More CO2, more heat. More heat, more CO2. In its essence, that is the relationship of the positive feedback loop thought to fuel an rising global temperatures and CO2 emissions in the atmosphere. All systems run in a state of balance. A change in one part of the system alters that balance and effect changes throughout the system as it…

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