Menu

Scientists identify a temperature tipping point for tropical forests

May 27, 2020 - General

All living things have tipping points: points of no return, beyond which they cannot thrive. A new report in Science shows that maximum daily temperatures above 32.2 degrees Celsius (about 90 degrees Fahrenheit) cause tropical forests to lose stored carbon more quickly. To prevent this escape of carbon into the atmosphere, the authors, including three scientists affiliated with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]


Source: archeo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *