Enhanced North American carbon uptake associated with El Niño 10 June 2019

Enhanced North American carbon uptake associated with El Niño

A recent article supported by AC4 entitled "Enhanced North American carbon uptake associated with El Niño" was published June 5, 2019, in Science Advances. The study found that long-term atmospheric CO2 observations over North America document a persistent response to the El Niño–Southern Oscillation.

Meet Our Scientists: Samantha Siedlecki 14 March 2019

Meet Our Scientists: Samantha Siedlecki

Read our Women's History Month interview with Dr. Samantha Siedlecki, a lead PI on a MAPP Marine Prediction Task Force project. 

Carbon Tracker CT2016 released 28 February 2017

Carbon Tracker CT2016 released

The updated version of this CPO-supported tool provides information for policymakers, industry, and researchers to make informed decisions related to atmospheric greenhouse gases.

Bakken Oil Field emitting roughly 2% of Earth's ethane, says new report 2 May 2016

Bakken Oil Field emitting roughly 2% of Earth's ethane, says new report

New research in Geophysical Research Letters and partially funded by CPO's AC4 program found that the Bakken Formation, an oil and gas field in North Dakota and Montana, is responsible for roughly 2 percent of the globe's ethane--about 250,000 tons per year. 

Emissions from thawing permafrost add trillions in economic impacts 1 October 2015

Emissions from thawing permafrost add trillions in economic impacts

Work supported by CPO's AC4 program found that the effects of melting permafrost in the Arctic could cost $43 trillion in extra economic damage by the end of the next century, on top of the more than the $300 trillion economic damage already predicted.

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