News tagged with atmospheric changes

High CO2 spurs wetlands to absorb more carbon

( —Under elevated carbon dioxide levels, wetland plants can absorb up to 32 percent more carbon than they do at current levels, according to a 19-year study published in Global Change Biology from the Smithsonian ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Environment
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Cracking the ice code

( —What happened the last time a vegetated Earth shifted from an extremely cold climate to desert-like conditions? And what does it tell us about climate change today?

dateMay 20, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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