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EcoWatch

Uniting the Grassroots Environmental Movement
Dec 9 '13

Mining and Fracking Public Lands Creates 4.5 Times More Carbon Than They Can Absorb

Public lands generate about 4.5 times more atmospheric carbon than they are currently able to absorb, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress. In short, oil and gas drilling is outpacing the capacity of our forests and grasslands to capture the carbon that is being emitted …

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http://ecowatch.com/2013/12/09/mining-fracking-public-lands-creates-more-carbon-than-absorb/