Plants emit 30% more carbon than thought: study

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
“Plants both capture carbon dioxide and then release it by respiration. Changes to either of these processes in response to climate change have profound implications for how much ecosystems soak up carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels,” said Chris Huntingford, lead author of the study. ...read more
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Plant respiration larger source of carbon emissions than thought

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Such increases may lower the future ability of global vegetation to offset carbon dioxide emissions caused by burning fossil fuels. “Plants both capture ... ...read more
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Plant respiration larger source of carbon emissions than thought

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
"Plants both capture carbon dioxide and then release it by respiration. Changes to either of these processes in response to climate change have profound implications for how much ecosystems soak up carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels," said lead author Chris Huntingford of Britain's ... ...read more
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What Happened (and Didn’t) at the Bonn Climate Talks

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
The 23rd United Nations climate talks ended early Saturday, kicking most big issues down the road until 2018. ...read more
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Warming prediction improves, still short of Paris goals

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
China, in particular, has seen a fast growth in its renewable energy sector with its carbon emissions projected to peak within the next five years. ...read more
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State Proposes Plan for $112.7 Million Volkswagen Emissions Settlement

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Under the proposed plan, Washington's settlement funds would pay for projects including installing electric vehicle charging stations, replacing diesel engines in buses, public vehicles and vessels with electric or cleaner diesel engines, and would make other investments to reduce emissions in the state. ...read more
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Editorial: We must stand up for climate protection

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
The Global Carbon Project says carbon dioxide emissions are up about 2 percent this year, with most of the rise caused by increased burning of coal ... ...read more
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Plowing Minnesota's prairie is increasing carbon in the atmosphere

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
It adds another element to the hotly debated question of whether the renewable fuels mandate increases or decreases the greenhouse gas emissions ... ...read more
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Treaty to Phase Out ‘Greenhouse Gasses on Steroids’ to Enter Force

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
A global treaty to eliminate hydrofluorocarbons, a category of extremely potent planet-warming gasses, has cleared a key threshold and will enter into force. ...read more
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Investing in Nature

November 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Forests can offset up to a third of our carbon emissions. Put simply, we cannot achieve our climate goals without forests. The estimated full value of ... ...read more
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