Plants absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as they grow. As a result of plant death, the carbon is released into the soil, and microbes can decompose it to release it back into the atmosphere. Other materials too such as concrete, wood beams and laminates cac also absorb small amounts of carbon dioxide.
Conference of the Parties 26 or ‘COP26’ Glasgow
The COP26 event is a global summit about climate change and what nations are planning to tackle it. COP stands for Conference of the Parties and will be attended by countries that signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – a treaty agreed in 1994.
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