Warmer and wetter climates amplify carbon release

Warmer and wetter climates amplify carbon release

Warmer and wetter climates amplify carbon release

Terrestrial ecosystems help mitigate climate change by absorbing large amounts of carbon from the atmosphere. A new study now confirms that changing climate conditions could reduce this effect because in warmer and wetter areas, carbon stored in the soil is released back into the atmosphere more quickly.
Warmer and wetter climates amplify carbon release