Eucalyptus plantations in southern India that were abandoned and left to recover for nearly 40 years are still far from resembling the primary forest surrounding them.
Younger plants are able to extract carbon from the air and incorporate it into their biomass more quickly than mature trees.
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday setting a goal of 100 percent renewable energy for the state by 2045.
New research using radar data, as opposed to visual satellite imagery, is a reminder that deforestation and environmental degradation aren't just happening in tropical forests.
New research finds just one season of drought can reduce the carbon dioxide absorption ability of the world's biggest rainforest—the Amazon—for years to come.
New research shows that even temperate forests in cities may be able to sequester nearly as much carbon as a similarly sized area of rainforest.
And with tropical forests storing almost 250 billion tons of carbon, their fate has major implications for the Earth's atmosphere.
An excerpt from William T. Vollmann's new book.
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Sweden is one of just three European countries with climate policies in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Most scientists oppose Russ George's efforts to fix the world's climate. But who's going to do something about it?
Proponents of the "Wesleyan Statement" say that America should tax carbon to reduce emissions, then return the money to citizens as a direct payment or a tax reduction.
Putting carbon dioxide in the ocean is a terrible way to deal with climate change. Maybe we should do it.
A smarter way of raising herd animals, known as holistic management, may be a catalyst to helping the soil reclaim its role as a global carbon sponge.