A global map of fresh water shows: dry areas are getting dryer - wet areas, wetter. NASA.
Wednesday, 2 December 2015
New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost
Between 2001 and 2013, greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation across the world’s tropical forests were, on average, larger than Russia’s economy-wide emissions in 2012. That’s 2,270 million metric tons (Mt) of carbon dioxide every year. More here.