The emission of carbon dioxide from the production of cement current accounts for about 5% of the total annual industrial emissions of CO2.
We can’t count on better management of soils to solve the climate crisis
Trees remove a lot of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
Trees are the most efficient net-negative emissions technology that we know of.
The incidence of forest fire is likely to increase in a warmer, drier world.
Loss of the ice caps on Greenland and Antarctica was associated with a dramatic rise in sea level during past glacial cycles
Without carbon dioxide uptake by trees, its concentration in the atmosphere would be rising nearly twice as fast as we observe today.
If [carbonyl sulfide shows that] photosynthesis has increased, that removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, potentially mitigating climate change.
If you push past the national headlines, you start to realize that Washington, D.C., is going into 2019 with all cylinders firing on environmental progress.