Swamp Contains 20 Years of Greenhouse Gas…

Scientists have discovered a remote swampland in central Africa that contains the equivalent of 20 years of US greenhouse gas emissions, or three years of the world’s total fossil fuel emissions. The Cuvette Centrale peatlands in the central Congo Basin are home to 30 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide that could be released into…

via A Congo swamp could release the equivalent of 20 years of US greenhouse gas emissions into the air — Quartz

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