Tagged: Anthropocene

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Warming soil to emit as much carbon as U.S. by 2050

A recent study published in Nature has revealed that global warming will cause a massive loss of carbon directly from the soil, and this will accelerate climate change beyond our previous expectations. The study predicts that over 55 trillion Kg of carbon will be emitted from the soil by 2050, a value that is equal to about 17% of the...

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A letter to Santa in these troubled times

On 24 December the South China Morning Post published the following article that I wrote about the challenges Santa Claus is facing in the Arctic in times of climate change. A letter to Santa in these troubled times You will probably remember the excitement of writing a letter to Santa, specifying your wish list for Christmas presents. Nowadays he is...