The Amazon’s carbon tipping point

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:00am


Brazilian scientists are documenting a frightening shift in the Amazon forest — from a carbon “sink” that softens the impact of climate change to a carbon source that contributes to climate change. Sam Eaton travels to a pristine patch of forest to talk with them, in the first of our four-part series on the Amazon's carbon tipping point.