Latest Carbon sink Stories
Weizmann Institute scientists show that in one kind of forest, its 'energy budget' includes significant reserves of heat.
The impact on levels of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere by the decaying remains of a group of marine creatures that includes starfish and sea urchin has been significantly underestimated.
Contrary to conventional belief, as the climate warms and growing seasons lengthen subalpine forests are likely to soak up less carbon dioxide.
The first phase of a groundbreaking national assessment estimates that US forests and soils could remove additional quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere as a means to mitigate climate change.
Tool for estimating size of greenhouse gas-trapping reservoirs to be presented.
A new calculation of Europeâ€™s greenhouse gas balance shows that emissions of methane and nitrous oxide tip the balance and eliminate Europeâ€™s terrestrial sink of greenhouse-gases.
The oceans play a key role in regulating climate, absorbing more than a quarter of the carbon dioxide that humans put into the air.
Despite the economic effects of the global financial crisis (GFC), carbon dioxide emissions from human activities rose 2 percent in 2008 to an all-time high of 1.3 tons of carbon per capita per year.
New data show that the balance between the airborne and the absorbed fraction of carbon dioxide has stayed approximately constant since 1850, despite emissions of carbon dioxide having risen from about 2 billion tons a year in 1850 to 35 billion tons a year now.
Large blooms of tiny marine plants flourish in Antarctic waters left exposed by the recent and rapid melting of ice shelves and glaciers around the Antarctic Peninsula.
- The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.