Tropical rainforest ‘tipping point’ identified as scientists call for ‘immediate’ action to tackle climate change

The Independent | May 23, 2020 at 5:23 PM
  • Tropical rainforests’ vital ability to store carbon is under threat due to rising global temperatures, and the Amazon is particularly at risk, scientists have warned.
  • Tropical forests hold about 40 per cent of all the carbon stored by land plants.
  • For this study, researchers measured the ability of tropical forests in different sites to store carbon.