The amount of carbon dioxide reaching the atmosphere from Alaska wildfire smoke each year is, on average, equal to the exhaust of 13 million cars in one year, said Carly Phillips of the Union of Concerned Scientists. (Ned Rozell | For the Juneau Empire)

The amount of carbon dioxide reaching the atmosphere from Alaska wildfire smoke each year is, on average, equal to the exhaust of 13 million cars in one year, said Carly Phillips of the Union of Concerned Scientists. (Ned Rozell | For the Juneau Empire)

Alaska Science Forum: Keeping the carbon in Alaska forests

Time is running short to reduce carbon emissions.

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