As the Earth warms, forest floors add greenhouse gases to the air

Washington Post: Huge amounts of carbon trapped in the soils of U.S. forests will be released into the air as the planet heats up, contributing to a "vicious cycle' that could accelerate climate change, a new study concluded. "As the Earth warms, there will be more carbon released from soils, and that will make the Earth warm even faster,' said Eric Davidson, who studies soil carbon at the Woods Hole Research Center in Massachusetts but was not involved in the new study. Forests are an important buffer against......

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