Negative emissions: News links for April 2019

Natural sources and sinks: The science of sequestration

 

DW   Russia's forests threatened by illegal logging

Eco-Business   China and India are making a greener Earth

Eco-Business   Companies to miss 2020 zero-deforestation deadline, report says

Eco-Business   Fighting climate change means fighting organised crime

EcoWatch   Restoring Tropical Forests Isn’t Meaningful if Those Forests Only Stand for 10 or 20 Years

Guardian   Can the world quench China’s bottomless thirst for milk?

Guardian   'Whole thing is unravelling': climate change reshaping Australia's forests

Mongabay   ‘The ultimate agricultural practice’: Q&A with organizers of World Agroforestry Congress 2019

Mongabay   Forests scramble to absorb carbon as emissions continue to increase

National Geographic   Trees release flammable methane—here's what that means for climate

Reuters   In St. Lucia, Prince Charles touts 'blue economy'

Reuters   Indonesia threatens to quit Paris climate deal over palm oil

Scientific American   Can Soil Microbes Slow Climate Change?

WEF   Our most powerful, high-tech climate solution? Our forests

WRI   3 Ways Well-Intentioned Forest Laws and Their Enforcement Can Block Restoration

Yale   Why some farmers are planting trees alongside their crops

Academic articles about natural sources and sinks

Nature   Air temperature optima of vegetation productivity across global biomes

Royal Society/Biology Letters   Dimensions of Blue Carbon and emerging perspectives

Springer/Climate Dynamics   Biogeophysical feedback of phytoplankton on Arctic climate. Part II: Arctic warming amplified by interactive chlorophyll under greenhouse warming

Wiley/AGU100/Earth’s Future   Why does Amazon precipitation decrease when tropical forests respond to increasing CO2?

Wiley/Global Change Biology    Carbon consequences of drought differ in forests that resprout

Wiley/Global Change Biology    Effects of climate warming on carbon fluxes in grasslands— A global meta‐analysis

Wiley/Global Change Biology    Lower photorespiration in elevated CO2 reduces leaf N concentrations in mature Eucalyptus trees in the field

Wiley/Global Change Biology    Modelled net carbon gain responses to climate change in boreal trees: Impacts of photosynthetic parameter selection and acclimation

Wiley/Global Change Biology    The physics and ecology of mining carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by ecosystems

Wiley/Global Change Biology    Tree rings provide no evidence of a CO2 fertilization effect in old‐growth subalpine forests of western Canada

Wiley/Global Change Biology    We need both natural and energy solutions to stabilize our climate

Wiley/Global Change Biology   Carbon flux from decomposing wood and its dependency on temperature, wood N2 fixation rate, moisture and fungal composition in a Norway spruce forest

Wiley/Global Change Biology   Denitrification as a major regional nitrogen sink in subtropical forest catchments: Evidence from multi‐site dual nitrate isotopes

Wiley/Global Change Biology   Drainage enhances modern soil carbon contribution but reduces old soil carbon contribution to ecosystem respiration in tundra ecosystems

Wiley/Global Change Biology   Ecosystem carbon response of an Arctic peatland to simulated permafrost thaw

Wiley/Global Change Biology   Effects of mesophyll conductance on vegetation responses to elevated CO2concentrations in a land surface model

Wiley/Global Change Biology   Radiative forcing of methane fluxes offsets net carbon dioxide uptake for a tropical flooded forest

Wiley/Global Change Biology   Soil organic carbon stability in forests: Distinct effects of tree species identity and traits

Wiley/Global Change Biology   Warming impacts on boreal fen CO2 exchange under wet and dry conditions

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