0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
I wonder how much CO2 is put into the atmosphere by wildfires. I wonder how that compares to human-caused sources (exclusive of human-ignited wildfires). I wonder if it would make policy sense to include, as a means against global warming, substantially increased funding for wildfire suppression? I wonder what the economics of underbrush-to-fuel conversion looks like?
In many forests, wildfires form part of the natural ecology of the forest; a
Quote from: another_someone on 14/04/2007 05:55:47In many forests, wildfires form part of the natural ecology of the forest; aNot if they are started by people though!
I've heard somewhere that these yellow plants, where you find them alot in the U.K, a field covered all of yellow. Apparently these give off CO2, and not the other way, and this is a huge amount of Co2 given off. Anyone else heard of this?
Do we have any data on carbon dioxide production from wildfires?