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rice production achieving CO2 benefits …

The Impacts of Elevated CO2 on Paddy Ecosystem C and N Status (21 July 2015) A five-year FACE study of rice production in a paddy field in China reveals a host of both real-time and future benefits of atmospheric CO2 … Continue reading

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good news for CO2, part XC (90) …

The CO2 is harmful balderdash has pervaded Green logic agendas, without them once looking at what plants really like. Dr Ball, here puts the plants case, once more, just the latest of my 90 (previously 89 items) posts on CO2 … Continue reading

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elevated CO2 is a desirable change … warmly welcomed

The Positive Impact of Elevated CO2 on Sunflower Seed Production[…] Just as is found for most all food crops, the yield of sunflower seed oil is significantly enhanced by atmospheric CO2 enrichment, as is the quality of the oil. Additional … Continue reading

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the gas that greens the planet … Dr Matt Ridley

Some more of that CO2 please. The greening of the earth continues due to the extra CO2 pouring out of Indian and Chinese power stations. Dr Matt Ridley, in this video posted by Geoff Brown, sets out the case: Matt … Continue reading

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stressed flora like grasses substantially increase with more CO2 …

Grasses love more carbon too, according to this latest research results: Growth Response to CO2 with Other Variables (Water Stress: Grassland Species): An analysis of the post-1994 peer-reviewed scientific literature pertaining to the responses of several grassland species to atmospheric … Continue reading

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elevated atmospheric CO2 is a bonus for health care …

Elevated levels of CO2 are beneficial to most crops. Now comes this report on higher concentrations of health benefiting compounds in plants: Health-Promoting Effects of Elevated CO2 (Medicinal Plants): How will the ongoing rise in the atmosphere’s CO2 content alter … Continue reading

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“Photosynthetic response of Cannabis sativa” … thank CO2

So much truth on climate change has been avoided by the Green left in their determination to rid the world of CO2, calling it pollution. Instead, they might want to look at the benefits, says Meteorologist Joe D’Aleo: Superbowl, Cannabis … Continue reading

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CO2 is good for everything …

Not just a plant growth promoter, CO2 does other wonders: Elevated CO2 Reduces Ceratocystis Wilt in Two Eucalyptus Clones: Except for the details, the title of the reviewed article pretty much tells it all. Background The authors write that “Eucalyptus … Continue reading

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more carbon preferred …

Another paper proving the worth of a higher CO2 concentration, wetlands love it: Wetlands like CO2 — “Gimme 700ppm” say sedge-grass scirpus olneyi | Smithsonian Not only does one particular grass seem quite happy at 700ppm, it was absorbing 30% … Continue reading

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benefits of carbon … part IIIVIX

More carbon is needed, says Physicist, Dr Lubos Motl. What I have been saying for years too. Lubos: Fmr. Harvard U. Physicist Dr. Lubos Motl: ‘Why we should work hard to raise the CO2 concentration’: ‘CO2 is primarily plant food … Continue reading

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