"It means we have to be even more proactive in finding ways to cut emissions of fossil fuels to limit the magnitude and impacts of climate warming." Through photosynthesis, plants absorb CO2 from the air.When trees and vegetation die and decay, they become part of the soil, effectively locking carbon on or beneath the Earth's surface – keeping it out of the atmosphere, where it contributes to global warming."If we waited 300, 400, 1,000 years, then that carbon – we think – would go into the soil.But that's not going to help us in dealing with climate change, which is happening now," Allison said."Radiocarbon is an excellent tool for understanding soil dynamics," He said."Our study demonstrated that by working to reduce the complexity of Earth system models and combining observational data, we could get them to reveal surprising findings." The authors said that adding more carbon to that which has been in the ground for thousands of years is problematic given the pace at which the Earth seems capable of integrating it.The UCI-led study found that soil integrates carbon far slower than thought, meaning the amount it’s capable of absorbing from the atmosphere this century is much less than predicted by current Earth system models.
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