New Arctic Forests Pose Climate Change Problems

WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING New Arctic Forests Pose Climate Change Problems Bringing forests back has long been though to help combat climate change. Trees absorb the most common greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, helping to pull the heat-trapping gas from the atmosphere, the logic goes. This is why forests are usually expected …

First-ever map reveals where tropical forests store carbon

EarthSky // Blogs // Earth Posted Jun 04, 2011 First-ever map reveals where tropical forests store carbon Researchers looked at three million measurements of treetop height, along with ground data, and calculated the carbon held in tropical forests. A NASA-led research team has created the most precise map ever produced …