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Soils Could Emit Much More Carbon Than Previously Thought

“If our findings are applied to soils around the globe that are similar to what we studied, meaning soils that are not frozen or saturated, our calculations suggest that by 2100 the warming of deeper soil layers could cause a release of carbon to the atmosphere at a rate that is significantly higher than today, perhaps even as high as 30 percent of today’s human-caused annual carbon emissions depending on the assumptions on which the estimate is based…” ~ Hicks Pries.

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-03-soils-carbon-climate.html#jCphttps://phys.org/news/2017-03-soils-carbon-climate.html

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