Climate Change Extenuation through Estimating Carbon Sequestration

  • Dr. Hanumant Singh Chouhan Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, S.M.C.C. Govt. College, Aburoad- 307026, Rajasthan, INDIA
Keywords: CO2, Carbon Sequestration, Terrestrial Ecosystems, Climate Change

Abstract

An exponential rise in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the burning of fossil fuels and the alteration of land use involves the identification of strategies to mitigate the danger of global warming. The problems of climate change will however be addressed successfully by trapping carbon in terrestrial carbon sinks. For longer periods of time, trees, plant materials and dirt. Carbon sequestration is truly a win-win policy in this respect. It restores depleted soils, increases the production of biomass, purifies surface and ground water and decreases the rate of atmospheric CO2 enrichment by offsetting fossil fuel emissions. Carbon sequestration is a growing subject of study that explores one crucial aspect of an overall carbon control plan to help offset rising atmospheric CO2 emissions. Thus, due to its ability to sequester carbon, terrestrial ecosystems have acquired prominence as an essential part of the Carbon (C) cycle. The purpose of this paper is to provide an analysis of estimates of the capacity for carbon sequestration in different terrestrial ecosystems.

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Published
2018-09-29
How to Cite
Dr. Hanumant Singh Chouhan. (2018). Climate Change Extenuation through Estimating Carbon Sequestration. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 5(5), 20-28. Retrieved from https://www.ijrasb.com/ojs/index.php/ojs-ijrasb/article/view/226