Philippine Typhoon May Have 'Burped' Carbon Into the Atmosphere

13 November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan may have created a carbon "burp" as it uprooted large swaths of Philippine forest, releasing carbon into the atmosphere, scientists say.

While it is too early to say how much carbon Typhoon Haiyan might have unlocked, calculations for previous tropical storms suggest the amounts could be significant.

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