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thriving with CO2 …

The continued burning and processing of coal, oil and gas is imperative for the well-being of the environment. Higher atmospheric CO2 brings us a greener Planet. Plants thrive with less moisture and warmer temperatures with more atmospheric carbon.  John O’Sullivan … Continue reading

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elevated level of lies …

Wheat growing experiments, using elevated levels of CO2 offer sensational increases in yield. New research data compliments older data in many experimental situations across many continents, putting the lie to the “carbon is pollution” rhetoric by President Obama this week, and … Continue reading

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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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another CO2 ‘surprise’ …

Broome has a good selection of seagrasses in the Ramsar wetland of Roebuck Bay. It’s monitored by volunteers as the seagrass is the only food-source for Dugongs, where a strong population exists. Now research shows that increasing atmospheric CO2 is … Continue reading

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forcefeeding CO2 to plants …

Increased CO2 on bio-mass … now, that’s a massive increase. Number of trials and biomass increase with 300ppm higher: Terminalia arjuna [Terminalia] 8 190.6% Terminalia chebula [Myrobalan] 8 442.5% There are about a dozen species of Terminalia in the WA … Continue reading

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carbon breakdown …

  Munching mulch is what these fungi do, common in the tropics after rain, which we are anticipating in the next few weeks. As long ago as 12 years ago, science knew how good fungi are in the increased CO2 … Continue reading

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the wrong signal …

The BoM reports that we are likely for a slightly below average cyclone season in the North West this year. That makes a change as most recent years they have wrongly forecast above average cyclone seasons. Tropical Cyclones – Is … Continue reading

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good for the roses …

Research on the effect of higher temperatures at night, discovers that pest insects suffer the most. Warmer nights are the result of urban growth or UHI. CO2 science: The Impacts of Hot Days with Night Warming on Small Insect Pests … Continue reading

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benefits of higher CO2 shown in trials … the greening

Tropical tree research on increased CO2 levels show extraordinary increases in woody material. This scientific work has now been going for almost 2 decades, and the result is in, CO2 is a huge boon to the environment. Tropical Trees: How … Continue reading

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increasing CO2 effect on plants …

The increasing yield of crops with increased CO2 availability also covers the Australian woodland. Our common Acacia colei, the “Soapbush” for example nearly doubles with 300 extra parts per million: Acacia colei Statistics 300 ppm 600 ppm 900 ppm  Number … Continue reading

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