Jerry Melillo paints a grim picture: human land use -- specifically the conversion of forests into agricultural land -- represents an irreversible loss of the capacity of the planet to store carbon.
Author: Ronald G. Prinn, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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