Can We Control Black Carbon in the Arctic by Reducing Agricultural Fires?
One long day down, and one to go at a global meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia, where climate scientists, fire experts, farmers, regulators and NGOs have been discussing the role of springtime fires on climate change in the Arctic and what must be done to reduce the occurrence of set fires in northern latitudes. The
Two major pieces of unfinished business on the global atmospheric pollution agenda could be addressed through a single strategy: cut methane emissions. In an era where so many climate initiatives face fierce opposition, methane mitigation is low-hanging fruit. The first issue is ground-level ozone. As a 2008 report by the UK Royal Society concluded, In […]