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Negative emissions: Links for July 2019


Sources and sinks: Vegetation

ACP   An increase in methane emissions from tropical Africa between 2010 and 2016 inferred from satellite data

GCB   Increasing microbial carbon use efficiency with warming predicts soil heterotrophic respiration globally

GCB   Regime shifts of Mediterranean forest carbon uptake and reduced resilience driven by multidecadal ocean surface temperatures

Global Change Biology   Experimental warming alters the community composition, diversity, and N2fixation activity of peat moss (Sphagnum fallax) microbiomes

Global Change Biology   Foliar water uptake in Amazonian trees: Evidence and consequences

Global Change Biology   Overestimation of China's marshland CH4 release

Guardian   Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high

Mongabay   Brazil guts environmental agencies, clears way for unchecked deforestation

Mongabay   Indonesian ban on clearing new swaths of forest to be made permanent

Mongabay   Is REDD ready for its closeup? Reports vary

Mongabay   Liberia’s community forestry becoming a front for deforestation: Report

Mongabay   Satellite data suggests deforestation on the rise in Brazil

Scotsman   22 million trees planted in Scotland to help meet 'global climate emergency'

Washington Post   The price of ‘progress’ in the Amazon

Wiley/GCB   Climate and plant trait strategies determine tree carbon allocation to leaves and mediate future forest productivity

Wiley/GCB   Maximum carbon uptake rate dominates the interannual variability of global net ecosystem exchange

Xinhua  Plant growing season not extended remarkably with global warming: research

Yale   Scientists Zero in on Trees as a Surprisingly Large Source of Methane

Photo Attributions

Negative emissions: Photo by: USDA NRCS South Dakota

Geo-engineering: Photo by: Beth Scupham

Oceans and more: Photo by: Amy Meredith

Vegetation: Photo by: Mike Goren

Agriculture: Photo by: flöschen

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