Blog Archive: Peatland Archives - Bright Now

27

Oct

2022

Peatland – a surprisingly important habitat for climate and biodiversity

When you think about major sources of greenhouse gas emissions, you probably think about the burning of fossil fuels for electricity, heating and transport, and you would be right. However, you might be surprised to hear that degraded peatland releases 4% of UK greenhouse gas emissions, more than all UK heavy goods vehicles combined.

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