Satellite images targeting areas of tropical Asia, Africa, and the Americas have shown that some tropical forests are dispelling more carbon than they are taking in.
The global carbon budget is the amount of carbon gained and lost in the natural and manmade workings of the world. The global carbon budget is part of the greater carbon cycle and the ways in which the Earth’s reservoirs of carbon are added to and subtracted from. The global […]
The Amazon rainforest has long been considered by scientists as critical to the health of the planet. Deemed the lungs of the Earth, the Amazon helps to keep the global carbon budget in balance by taking in large amounts of carbon dioxide. However, the rainforests of South America are constantly […]
In order to comprehend how the overloaded carbon cycle can be helped, it is relatively significant to understand what carbon sequestration actually is. Carbon sequestration is actually the process of capturing the Carbon Dioxide and collecting it. This is normally done from the atmosphere and in various ways. The carbon […]
In a study issued by the Brookings Instititute, the surprising conclusion was that the carbon footprint of urban dwellers was 14% smaller than the average American’s. The top three smallest metropolitan area carbon footprints in order are: Honolulu, HI, Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR. The top three largest metropolitan […]