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Old 08-25-2019, 01:39 PM
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Many people are saying the recent wildfires in the Amazon rainforest as something that will have a significant impact on our future climate. With the Amazon burning, CO2 levels will increase, and if the forest takes decades to regenerate, there will less carbon removed from the atmosphere, and CO2 levels will probably increase at a faster rate.

I'm not sure exactly how much of the Amazon has been burned so far, but...how significant do you think these impacts will be?

Could these wildfires be so significant as to change current projections for how high temperatures will rise and rainfall patterns will change in 20, 30 years time and onward?
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Old 08-25-2019, 01:59 PM
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Rumor has it that this implies the Great Plains and Midwest will become a desert far faster than would have otherwise been the case without all these Amazonian wildfires....

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