The net rate of removal is driven by the gap between carbon in the atmosphere and carbon stored in sinks: plants, soils, and oceans. Cutting emissions reduces carbon in the atmosphere, so storage into sinks declines, but the sinks continue to release previously stored carbon.
Why do removals decline in the scenarios in which the world reduces emissions? Print
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