Tundra fire’s massive carbon release prompts warming worries

Deutsche Presse-Agentur: A massive tundra fire in Alaska in 2007 released as much carbon into the air as a city the size of Miami emits in two years, a study released Wednesday said. The findings have triggered growing concern among scientists about the escalating effect of ever more frequent tundra fires on global warming. 'The 2007 fire was the canary in the coal mine,' said Michelle Mack of the University of Florida, whose team contributed to the study. 'It's a wakeup call that the Arctic carbon cycle could change......

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