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Years of observations in central Italy show that more carbon dioxide percolates through Earth’s crust during periods of strong seismic activity.
Warming soils in the tropics could cause microbes to release carbon dioxide from storage. One scientist called the finding “another example of why we need to worry more.”
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Scientists expect emissions, driven by fossil fuels and agriculture, to continue rising rapidly.
The climate scientist Maureen Raymo is leading the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia. She has big plans for science, and diversity, too.
Some conservationists say the recent die-off in Botswana could be natural, but others expressed more concern.
Surface air temperatures at the bottom of the world have risen three times faster than the global average since the 1990s.
Coronavirus shutdowns have cut pollution, and that’s opened the door to a “giant, global environmental experiment” with potentially far-reaching consequences.
Scientists have linked historical political instability to a number of volcanic events, the latest involving an eruption in the Aleutian Islands.