phys.orgGrasslands more reliable carbon sink than treesForests have long served as a critical carbon sink, consuming about a quarter of the carbon dioxide pollution produced by humans worldwide. But decades of fire suppression, warming temperatures and drought have increased wildfire risks—turning California's forests from carbon sinks to carbon sources.
epeak.inWind gusts hamper battle against Northern California wildfire ⋆ Epeak World NewsRSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter LOS ANGELES/DENVER (Reuters) – Firefighters in Northern California have partially contained a stubborn blaze that has forced hundreds of residents to evacuate areas west of Sacramento, although dry conditions and wind gusts are hampering efforts to stop the spread, authorities said on Wednesday. Smoke rises in distance from …1
sfgate.comSmoky conditions at Camp Mather, but SF's family camp remains openA fierce wildfire racing across the parched landscape on Yosemite's western edge has choked the region with smoke, and San Francisco families at the city's Camp Mather, about 20 miles outside the park, are getting a heavy dose.
theslot.jezebel.comCentral American Refugees Are Fleeing Climate Change, TooRefugees claiming asylum at the southern U.S. border are fleeing a staggering set of harsh conditions, most often identified as widespread violence and persecution. While both are driving factors, Central Americans are also trying to escape the devastating effects of climate change.
momarewethereyet.net8 Gardening Books For Every Gardener - Mom, Are We There Yet?8 Gardening Books For Every Gardener You might be a beginning gardener, novice, live in an apartment or small space, maybe you want to teach your kids about gardening. There is so much to learn about gardening and there are many, many rewards too. Check out some book ideas that might suit your garden needs …1