‘Biggest Story in the World Right Now’: Humanity Has Flipped Amazon From Carbon Sink to Source

The findings, said one expert, “show that the uncertain future is happening now.” Following years of warnings and mounting fears among scientists, “terrifying” research revealed Wednesday that climate change and deforestation have turned parts of the Amazon basin, a crucial “sink,” into a source of planet-heating carbon dioxide. Though recent research has elevated concerns about the Amazon putting more CO2Continue reading “‘Biggest Story in the World Right Now’: Humanity Has Flipped Amazon From Carbon Sink to Source”

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