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2011-07-16 05:55:00

The world's forests absorb one-third of the world's greenhouse gases, and could soak up as much as half of annual global carbon emission if deforestation was halted.

2009-07-09 15:44:17

An Australian-led team of scientists says it has determined the amount of frozen carbon in Earth's northern regions is more than double previous estimates. We now estimate the deposits contain over 1.5 trillion tons of frozen carbon, about twice as much carbon as contained in the atmosphere, said Charles Tarnocai of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the study's lead author. Pep Canadell, executive director of Australia's Global Carbon Project and study co-author, said the existence of...

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2008-09-25 13:10:00

Global carbon emissions from mankind are increasing at a rate of four times more than that of 2000, according to an annual study from the Global Carbon Project.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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