Can tropical forests stand the heat? Yes, but only up to 32°C

Tropical forests face an uncertain future due to climate change. New research published in Science on 21 May suggests they could continue to store large amounts of carbon in a warmer world, provided countries limit their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to keep daytime temperatures below 32°C. The study, coordinated by the University of Leeds, involved an international team of 225 researchers, including four from CIRAD.

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