Tag: Peatlands

Peatlands at COP26

– By Lorna Harris –

Our planet is warming, and this will have profound impacts on ecosystems and the species that depend on them, including us. This was one of the main messages of the new IPCC report, published in February 2022. The risk to high-carbon ecosystems and the potential amplification of global warming resulting from the release of greenhouse gases (GHG) from these ecosystems was highlighted, particularly for peatlands.

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