You probably at least heard about the latest big U.S. climate report — even though the Trump Administration attempted to furtively release it on Black Friday. In the end the plan backfired, as many of the nation’s top newspapers highlighted the grim conclusions of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Yet, that same day at the same time, another major climate report dropped: the latest edition of the State of the Carbon Cycle Report, which marked its first-ever update, over a decade after the inaugural release.
The three-year effort, involving the input of 200 scientists and 13 federal agencies, underscores that the carbon emitted from U.S. fossil fuel burning is fast outpacing the planet’s natural ability store away this heat-trapping gas, leaving it to accumulate in the atmosphere. Read more…
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mark Kaufman