Global warming will cause ecosystems to produce more methane than first predicted

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New research suggests that as the Earth warms natural ecosystems such as freshwaters will release more methane than expected from predictions based on temperature increases alone.

Associated journal article: Yizhu Zhu, Kevin J. Purdy, Özge Eyice, Lidong Shen, Sarah F. Harpenslager, Gabriel Yvon-Durocher, Alex J. Dumbrell, Mark Trimmer. Disproportionate increase in freshwater methane emissions induced by experimental warmingNature Climate Change, 2020; DOI: 10.1038/s41558-020-0824-y

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