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Summer matters for peatlands

How global warming affects the ability of northern peatlands to store carbon is uncertain. Now, researchers show that early summer warming increases carbon uptake, whereas warmer late summer decreases it.

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Fig. 1: Temperate bog in Ottawa, Canada.


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Juutinen, S. Summer matters for peatlands. Nat. Clim. Chang. 12, 706–707 (2022).

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