Wednesday, 2 December 2015

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

WRI

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.

1 comment:

John Fefchak said...

One year ago, in 2014, it was estimated that 715 sq. kilometers of boreal forest have already been ravaged ( 276 sq. miles )

by mining Oil Tar Sands operations, and even more will become victimized.