Professor of Earth & Environment Mark Friedl recently published a paper in Nature Climate Change that indicates the impact fires in Northern forests will have on climate change, with data collected over three decades from NASA satellite images. Because forests absorb a large amount of carbon dioxide —and these new findings demonstrate the amount they absorb isn’t what scientists originally thought—it’s imperative scientists find ways to reduce carbon emissions as forest fires continue to rise. Read more about this research on The Brink

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