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“a miracle fertilizer” … to “the uncertainty has settled”

Give your vegetables more CO2. Look what the response on tomatoes from lots more CO2!   There is so much information on the co2science blog, a small snippet here, but go there and check the rest out: The Interactive Effects … Continue reading

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more carbon please …

[…] Wang et al. report that “both CO2 enrichment and warming increased the availability of most soil micronutrients,” while noting more specifically that “the availability of Fe, Mn, Cu and Zn under CO2 enrichment increased by 47.7, 22.5, 59.8 and … Continue reading

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enhancing plant growth with CO2 …

Atmospheric increases of carbon dioxide are responsible for an enormous boost in crops and forests, resulting in Australia’s record crop yields in 2016. Grain crops have warmed to extra CO2 in a big way. Now latest papers show how 300parts … Continue reading

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a ‘hockey stick’ graph to look forward to …

Forests, with tremendous 60 odd years of increased growth, spread’s through the Tibetan Plateau. Warmer weather combined with fertilizing with more CO2 has brought astonishing growth to forests everywhere since 1960. A Brief History of Tree Growth in Tibetan Plateau … Continue reading

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CO2, an irrigation farmer’s delight …

More timely benefits of increased CO2, from co2science. In a timely and most interesting paper, Deryng et al. (2016) report that rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations are expected by many to enhance photosynthesis and reduce crop water use,” but they write … Continue reading

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the resilience of coral reefs …

The bleaching and occasional death of coral reefs, surprisingly increases the diversity of invertebrates, says this paper posted at co2science: How Reef Invertebrate Diversity Responds to Coral Mortality Paper Reviewed Nelson, H.R., Kuempel, C.D. and Altieri, A.H. 2016. The resilience … Continue reading

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mangroves, buffering acidity and CO2 …

The benefits of more CO2 continue, according to more research covered at co2science. Mangroves are shown to have a positive response to increasing atmospheric CO2: Effects of Elevated CO2 and Nutrients on the Growth of Mangroves (15 November 2016) Another … Continue reading

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positive enhancing below ground roots with extra CO2 …

It’s well known about the ability of additional atmospheric CO2 to increase crop yields and greenery in general, while using less moisture. This latest research shows that extra CO2 available is extremely positive for root systems when pesticides are used: … Continue reading

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5000 times a load of rubbish …

Three decades ago, this was required reading. Gradually, the unhinged have taken over, and now, there is no reason at all to want to read Newsweak (sic) ever again: Will this finally convince skeptics!? NEWSWEEK: ‘GLOBAL WARMING COULD WIPE OUT … Continue reading

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brewers love more CO2 …

Barley grain is used as the predominant ingredient in beer and other alcoholic beverages. Increased atmospheric CO2 gives a massive boost to the biomass and the grain, according to research covered at co2science. Even more impressive was the grain yield … Continue reading

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