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Climate

As the World Gets Hotter, Soils May Emit More CO2 Than Previously Thought

The amount of greenhouse gases released from the earth due to climate change has been a subject of great debate — and new research suggests it could boost global emissions 30 percent.

Published On 03/09/2017
8:26 PM EST
Scientist Caitlin Hicks Pries downloads soil temperature data while fellow Berkeley Lab scientists Cristina Castanha (left) and Neslihan Tas (middle) work on an experimental plot in the background. Credit: Berkeley Labs.