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Forests emit carbon dioxide during heatwaves

Forests absorb a lot of CO2 from the air in the summer, but during the heat wave at the end of July, forests in the Netherlands emitted CO2. This is shown by measurements taken by the University of Twente.

As temperatures rise, more California forests will burn

On August 5, a Washington Post headline announced, "This year's fire season in California could be 'very active.'" In spite of the wet winter, the Golden State was expected to face "an above-normal chance for large wildfires ...

Soil health can combat climate change from the ground up

Five months after devastating spring flooding across the Midwest, farms along the Missouri River remain under water. This summer, severe drought has hit patches of Texas and Oklahoma. Areas of the West and Southeast are abnormally ...

NASA's ECOSTRESS detects Amazon fires from space

NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) captured imagery of fires in the Amazon regions of Brazil and Bolivia on Aug. 23, 2019.

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