Deciphering the global carbon cycle is as fascinating as it is difficult. There are carbon fluxes in and out of the planet, all over the place, and at all time scales. Observational gaps are numerous and gaping. Uncertainties on country level emissions are increasing. Yet the global carbon budget is perhaps THE central bit of knowledge that society must have, if an informed decision on carbon mitigation is ever to be made.
Invoking New Words for Our Transforming World: John Kenneth Paranada on his latest exhibit, “Sediment Spirit: The Activation of Art in the Anthropocene”
“Sediment Spirit: The Activation of Art in the Anthropocene” is the latest exhibit of the Sainsbury Centre curated by John Kenneth Paranada, the first Curator of Art and Climate Change at any UK museum. The exhibit brings together local and international artwork which respond to the climate crisis.
Lightning identified as the leading cause of wildfires in boreal forests, threatening carbon storage
Lightning is the dominant cause of wildfire ignition in boreal forests – areas of global importance for carbon storage – and will increase in frequency with climate change, according to new research.