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‘Widespread Cooling (Up To -1.0°C) In Western And Central Europe’ Has Swept Across The Continent Since 1992
By Kenneth Richard on 9. March 2020
A new study assesses a reduction in tree cover via urbanization or by clearing forests for cropland can warm up a locality by 1°C within 10 years. In contrast, transitions from croplands and urban centers to forests leads to cooling. Europe has been cooling recently (1992-2015) from land cover transitions to forests. Image Source: Huang […]