NASA CO2 map reveals impact of forest clearance

RTCC: Early data has come in from the first satellite dedicated to monitoring levels of carbon dioxide in the air -- with some surprising results. The patch of dense carbon dioxide above China was to be expected, as factories churn out emissions. But the biggest swathes of red -- signifying a high concentration of the greenhouse gas -- appeared over the southern hemisphere. "Preliminary analysis shows these signals are largely driven by the seasonal burning of savannas and forests," explained......

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