Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Get out of CRAP free card? Natural forests store three times more carbon than originally thought

Yeah, the science is in.

They have all the answers.


And this could be step one to the "Get out of gaol free" card...
UNTOUCHED natural forests store three times more carbon dioxide than previously estimated and 60 percent more than plantation forests, according to a new Australian study of "green carbon" and its role in climate change.

Green carbon occurs in natural forests, brown carbon is found in industrialized forests or plantations, grey carbon in fossil fuels and blue carbon in oceans.

And now there's coloured carbon!!

My favourite type of Carbon Sink:

1 comment:

splice said...

Red carbon can be found at the core of the radical environmentalism movement, comrade!