Future carbon emissions from water overrated

Small waterfall over stones in forest. Photo.

Higher temperatures, due to climate change, are expected to lead to faster rates of organic matter breakdown in streams and rivers. That would causeincreased carbon emissions to the atmosphere.
But the theory is now refuted by a new study at the University of Utah.
The study indicates that the increase in carbon emissions will be only half the expected, writes sciencedaily.com.

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