A new study of how Puerto Rican forests were damaged by Hurricane Maria suggests forests across the Atlantic Tropics could become less biodiverse and become net carbon emitters as climate change drives more powerful storms.
https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/437618-bipartisan-group-of-senators-request-highest-possible-funding-forA bipartisan group of senators is pushing for funding at the “highest possible levels” for carbon capture technology development.The 12 lawmakers, including four Republicans, urged Senate appropriators to provide the Department of Energy with… Original Title: […]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47472602Muddy, coastal marshes could store more carbon as sea levels rise, scientists reveal. Original Title: Wetland mud is ‘secret weapon’ against climate change Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47472602
http://www.whoi.edu/news-release/ocean-acidification-may-reduce-sea-scallop-fisheriesA new model predicts that Atlantic sea scallop fisheries may potentially be in danger. As levels of carbon dioxide increase in the Earth’s atmosphere, the upper oceans become increasingly acidic—a condition that could reduce the sea […]