Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Canada’s Forests Release More Carbon than They Absorb

According to the Chicago Tribune, a series of recent studies has concluded that Canada's forests, stressed from damage caused by global warming, insect infestations, and persistent fires are now pumping out more climate-changing carbon dioxide than they are sequestering.

For more information, visit the website of the Hartford Courant.

(Edited from the Society of American Forester's electronic newsletter. E-Forester, January 12, 2009)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This really throws a twist into the whole global warming thing.