The Arctic is on fire

Vaughan, Adam
July 2019
New Scientist;7/13/2019, Vol. 243 Issue 3238, p14
Unusual wildfires are releasing huge amounts of carbon dioxide


Related Articles

  • Warming reducing ocean life, increasing carbon dioxide.  // Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine: Journal of the South Pacific Under;Sep2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p167 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "Warming Reducing Ocean Life, Increasing Carbon Dioxide," which appeared in the January 2007 issue of "Sea Technology." There were new data showing reduction of ocean life due to the warming of the sea which contributes to the increase of global...

  • Cambio climático, riesgos naturales y tecnológicos en el contexto de los modelos de desarrollo. SOTELO NAVALPOTRO, José Antonio // Observatorio Medioambiental;2012, Vol. 15, p61 

    Climate change is a true reality as long as we understand the crisis that is happening on our planet's climate, particularly marked from the middle of last century. Natural fluctuations in carbon dioxide concentration and the oscillations of the orbital planet's parameters have been amplified by...

  • Too Darn Hot? Shapiro, Kevin A. // Commentary;Jun2001, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p25 

    Deals with the Kyoto Protocol, an agreement aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions of industrial nations in relation to television documentary `Rising Waters: Global Warming and the Fate of the Pacific Islands.' Effects of global warming on the environment; Changes in the ecology of the...

  • An unexpected role for mixotrophs in the response of peatland carbon cycling to climate warming. Jassey, Vincent E. J.; Signarbieux, Constant; Hättenschwiler, Stephan; Bragazza, Luca; Buttler, Alexandre; Delarue, Frédéric; Fournier, Bertrand; Gilbert, Daniel; Laggoun-Défarge, Fatima; Lara, Enrique; T. E. Mills, Robert; Mitchell, Edward A. D.; Payne, Richard J.; Robroek, Bjorn J. M. // Scientific Reports;11/27/2015, p16931 

    Mixotrophic protists are increasingly recognized for their significant contribution to carbon (C) cycling. As phototrophs they contribute to photosynthetic C fixation, whilst as predators of decomposers, they indirectly influence organic matter decomposition. Despite these direct and indirect...

  • A direct approach to quantifying organic matter lost as a result of peatland wildfire. Turetsky, M.R.; Wieder, R.K. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research;Feb2001, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p363 

    Examines the use of direct approach to quantify the amount of organic matter consumed in peatlands during wildfires. Variations in the amount of organic matter burned; Loss of net primary production and enhanced soil respiration; Effects of fire on carbon storage in boreal forest.

  • Swiss CO2 cut.  // Chemical Week;4/2/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 13, p42 

    Discusses the Switzerland federal executive council's legislation on the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission in 1990 by 2010. European Union Council of Environment agreement to require reduction of greenhouse gas emission level by 2010.

  • Climate Talks Reach New Milestone. Guinnessy, Paul // Physics Today;Jan2002, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p26 

    Reports on the achieved consensus on how to cut global carbon dioxide emissions in several countries. Information on the 1997 Kyoto Protocol; Attempt to make the Kyoto Protocol an international law; Comments from Paula Dobriansky, under secretary for global affairs at the United States State...

  • Carbon dioxide hydrates. Schmidt, Victor // Offshore;Aug99, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p34 

    Reports that a different solution to global warming is an initiative testing the deepsea burial of carbon dioxide. Results of experiments off the California coast about carbon dioxide hydrates.

  • Aviation Partners.  // AirGuide Online.com;3/8/2010, p1 

    The article reports on the efficient use of the Blended Winglet Technology to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions due to its energy conservation.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics