Tuesday, 17 October 2017

EU changes may 'hide' forest carbon loss

Leading researchers have condemned attempts to change the way carbon from trees will be counted in Europe.

The scientists fear that millions of tonnes of CO2 from forests will disappear from the books if the changes go ahead.

Trees are important carbon sinks as they soak up about 10% of Europe's emissions every year.

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40301769

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