Richard A Houghton

Richard A Houghton
Mapping carbon reserves to fight climate change
India’s potential for carbon reserves among top ten countries, says study Posted on 20 Jul, 2022 06:29 PM

Emissions of carbon to the atmosphere must remain below ∼250 petagrams (PgC) (918 PgCO2) from 2021 onward to achieve the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global temperature rise to well below 2 °C. At present rates, that amount of carbon will be emitted by 2045.

Preserving existing forests and woody ecosystems among the actions needed to curb climate change (Image: European Wilderness Society)