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China’s carbon count could be overstated by 14 pct

China’s carbon count could be overstated by 14 pctNews from Nature – Reuters: BEIJING Aug 19 International organisations could be overestimating emissions from China, the world’s biggest producer of greenhouse gasbecause of problems in the way they calculate their data, … Continue reading

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Environment Minister Greg Hunt resists IPCC pressure for deep cuts to carbon …

Environment Minister Greg Hunt resists IPCC pressure for deep cuts to carbon …News from ABC Online: Posted April 14, 2014 20:00:58 The Federal Government is giving little sign that it will sign up to the deep pollution cuts recommended in … Continue reading

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Old-growth forests seen more valuable as carbon sinks: study

Old-growth forests seen more valuable as carbon sinks: studyNews from Sydney Morning Herald: Tasmania’s Tarkine wilderness. Study finds older trees absorb more CO2 than thought. Bigger trees grow faster than smaller ones, contradicting previous assumptions that growth rates slowed with … Continue reading

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