Scientists Warn of “Biological Annihilation” as Warming Reaches Levels Unseen for 115,000 Years

Published on Truthout, 31 July 2017. Camp 41, Brazilian Amazon — Less than 30 years ago, the Earth’s tropical rainforests held the carbon equivalent of half of the entire atmosphere. But as atmospheric CO2 has escalated along with the deforestation of so much of the tropics, that is no longer the case. Nevertheless, carbon stored in tropical