LANL team looks at how wildfire soot absorbs sunlight, contributes to climate change

603 Views ¬†¬†As wildfires char land in the western United States, they are not only destroying property and threatening water supplies. They‚Äôre also producing black carbon, or soot, which contributes to climate change.¬†Scientists have known for a while that black carbon, or soot, from wildfires absorbs sunlight and heats the atmosphere. But to what degree […]