The News for Monday 16th of July 2018
"The huge wildfires across California in recent weeks have underlined what fire experts describe as the new normal for the state. But firefighters say it’s more than just the scale and the timing of the fires that is different."
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"The ability of mangroves to sequester carbon in the ground – termed “blue carbon” – is unparalleled, with previous research finding a tract of mangrove can bury 40 times more carbon than a similarly sized area of rainforest"
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"Scientists in China say that it should be possible to safely and permanently bury carbon dioxide in its liquid form below the ocean floor. The extreme conditions in deep-sea sediments would lock the carbon in place and keep it from escaping"
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