the Idiocene CO2 coma …

The lede started out OK, trees do what they are supposed to, turn CO2 into O2 and starch. Then came the Idiocene, check out this:

According to US’ National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, if we could cut all current carbon emissions today to zero, it would do nothing to stop climate change from continuing to get worse for centuries.

We need to draw down the carbon already emitted in the atmosphere. This problem can be solved with an everyday natural solution – trees.

It’s time we address this problem at its root, and tell our governments to turn over a new leaf when it comes to protecting our forests and other carbon sinks.

Read more: http://huff.to/1RkHwqo

Tom Harley

I had to tell them. (My bold)

Tom HarleyWho says we need to draw down CO2 in the atmosphere? Rubbish. We are only just above the minimum needed for life. The optimum level for horticulture is 4 times what we have now.

To help them out of their idiocene coma, co2science presents:

Elevated Atmospheric CO2 Interactions with Abiotic Plant Stresses (4 January 2016)
For resourceful plants — as well as people — when the going gets tough, the tough get going. And earth’s plants get going with a little help from their friends (earth’s people), who are continuously fertilizing the air with what is every plant’s favorite delicacy: atmospheric CO2

More:

Long Term Vegetation Cover Change in Semi arid South Africa (18 December 2015)
In spite of contrary assumptions and predictions, semi-arid regions of South Africa have become significantly “greener” over the past half-century or so…

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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