Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Saturday 21st of April 2018
"The thinning of one part of an ice shelf can speed up ice movement in another part of the ice shelf up to 900 kilometres away, a computer model suggests... many ice shelves are already being thinned by warm sea water flowing beneath them"
"Favorable climate conditions, particularly high precipitation, tend to increase both species richness and belowground biomass, which had a consistent positive effect on SOC storage in forests, shrublands, and grasslands"
"Large areas of forest and savannah have been converted to cropland, meaning that the overall area that could be burned... has decreased. However, this drop in wildfire emissions has not led to a large net drop in CO2 emissions from land use"
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"The UK oil firm said it would achieve a saving of 3.5m tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent by 2025... However, it still has no target for its biggest contribution to global warming, which is the burning of its main products, oil and gas"
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