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Area in Africa responsible for 1 billion tons of carbon emissions


New satellite data suggests northern tropical Africa is responsible for more than 1 billion tons of carbon emissions each year, as a result of land use changes and drought. Photo by qimono /Pixabay

New satellite data suggests northern tropical Africa is responsible for more than 1 billion tons of carbon emissions each year, as a result of land use changes and drought. Photo by qimono/Pixabay

Aug. 13 (UPI) -- New analysis of satellite data suggests between 1 and 1.5 billion tons of carbon emissions is emitted from northern tropical Africa each year.

The latest research, published this week in ...


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