Amazon rainforest fires: Why NASA fears new wildfires will 'accelerate warming' of climate

Express.co.uk | 8/22/2019 | Sebastian Kettley
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Boreal forests populate vast swathes of North America, Europe and Canada.

Approximately 30 percent to 40 percent of the world’s land-based carbon is stored in these forests.

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When the Canadian forests burned in 2014, scientists estimate about 8.8 million tons of carbon were released into the atmosphere.

The study’s co-author Brendan Rogers, a scientist at Woods Hole Research Center, said: “By defining and analyzing ‘legacy...
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