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Equity Watch - Global Environmental Government Unit - Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
Terrestrial sinks comprise plants and soil, which prevent carbon dioxide ... carbon trapped in terrestrial sinks, it also encompasses conservation efforts, which could lead to increased carbon dioxide sequestration. The process of increasing carbon content of sinks is referred to ...
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Equity Watch - Global Environmental Government Unit - Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
It is important that these rules ... first is to equally allocate the emissions absorbed by the global sinks, especially global commons like the oceans, among all the people of ... case, at the 1990 population levels, this gives a per capita sinks availability of 0.38 tonnes per capita (tC), which can ...
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Science and the Environment Bulletin: The Arctic: Clean or Contaminated
Arctic air, seawater, sediments, and terrestrial, freshwater and marine biota, and gave governments of the eight Arctic countries a clearer picture ... to Amituk and Char lakes. Their results suggest that Arctic lakes act as conduits, not sinks, for chemicals. Most contaminant loading comes from snowmelt and most is exported from the lake ...
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CO2 sources - Land use change
Losses primarily occur due to the relatively long term carbon sinks of forests being replaced by agricultural land. The conversion of land from forested to agricultural ... carbon to the atmosphere in years to come. Indeed, having degraded large areas of the terrestrial carbon sink, sensitive land-use change may in fact provide a sink for atmospheric greenhouse ...
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CO2 sinks - Plants
See Carbon dioxide Sinks - Oceans. On land, plants themselves represent a global mass equivalent to about 1500 billion tonnes ... around 60 billion tonnes of carbon each year. Human Impact Our primary impact on the terrestrial plant life carbon dioxide sink has been through our alterations in the vegetation types and ...
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Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis
Terrestrial and Ocean Biogeochemistry: Update on Processes 3.2.1 Overview of the Carbon Cycle 3.2.2 Terrestrial ... Sinks 3.5.4 Terrestrial Biomass Inventories 3.6 Carbon Cycle Model Evaluation 3.6.1 Terrestrial and Ocean Biogeochemistry Models 3.6.2 Evaluation of Terrestrial ... of CO2 Concentration and their Implications 3.7.1 Terrestrial Carbon Model Responses to Scenarios of Change in CO2 ...
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Publications list for Gillett, N.P
CO2 growth from economic activity, carbon intensity, and efficiency of natural sinks.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., doi:10.1073/pnas.0702737104 M.R.Allen, N.P ... precipitation” Geophysical Research Letters,volume 31 number 12. doi:10.1029/2004GL020044 R (keywords: Terrestrial, precipitation, climate models,volcanic aerosol, greenhouse gases) Gillett, N.P., Weaver, A.J., Zwiers, ...
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IPCC - Third Assessment Report - Working Group III
Science Greenhouse Gases IPCC TAR WGI WGII WGIII Skeptics Abrupt Climate Change Forests And Sinks Impacts Kyoto Protocol Energy Solutions What You Can Do Publications Links Working Group ... fossil fuels. Biological Mitigation Options Biological mitigation relies on forests, agricultural lands and other terrestrial ecosystems to remove carbon from the atmosphere. These are referred to as "carbon pools ...
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Sable Island and Global warming
CO2 for photosynthesis. Thus there are three natural sinks (or reservoirs) - oceans, terrestrial biosphere (plants and soils), and atmosphere - and carbon in the form of CO2 ... other half is absorbed by the oceans and by the terrestrial biosphere, the proportion of carbon absorbed by each of these two sinks is uncertain. To understand the uptake of carbon in ...
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NERC - What are carbon sources and carbon sinks?
Press Events You are here: Home > Our research > Environmental issues > Climate change > Carbon sinks and sources About us Funding Our research Research news Introduction Science themes ... Hydrology - climate change programme CLASSIC Climate & Land-Surface Systems Interaction Centre CTCD Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics New Scientist article - The lungs of the planet are belching methane ...
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