Tag Archives: temperature rise

carbon fertilizer wins …

Carbon dioxide has now been found to fertilize plants above ground and below, in the soils. That’s what a new paper has discovered, and a precis is here, at co2science. In an enlightening new paper, Vejpustkova et al. (2016) report … Continue reading

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deeply fried ‘streamers’ …

More than 6,000 birds fried by the Ivanpah solar power plant last year alone. Insects in millions never had a chance either. Here is the video. A recent study found Ivanpah killed 6,185 birds in 2015, including about 1,145 that … Continue reading

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drinking The Guardian’s kool-ade …

So funny, I just had to post this. Don’t they realize it takes a lot of power to make stuff, mine it, process it, manufacture the parts, then to build it and ship it? I guess that they don’t, or … Continue reading

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increased CO2 offers bright future for cropping …

We have already seen countless times how the atmospheric CO2 increases clearly bring huge increases in yield, the latest paper shows that it’s even better, the quality improves too. Elevated CO2 and Temperature Enhance the Grain Yield and Quality of … Continue reading

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forests, blooming …

Of course, at risk of repeating, CO2 is beneficial: Scientific Research Confirms: Increased CO2 Improves Southern Hemisphere Forest Growth Plant life across the world has improved and increased profoundly, everywhere, due to the higher levels of atmospheric CO2, in combination with … Continue reading

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positively, hot coffee …

[…]novel and timely results concerning the remarkable mitigating effects of elevated CO2 on the presumable harmful effects of supra-optimal temperatures on the photosynthetic pathway in coffee plants,” which facts lead them to state that “future perspectives on the sustainability of … Continue reading

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forests, loving more CO2 …

Exposing Tasmanian Blue Gums to elevated levels of CO2 is a real boost, up to more than doubling the rate of growth, with just 300ppm extra CO2. Plant Growth Database (2 May 2016) Our latest result of plant growth responses … Continue reading

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imaginary hobgoblins? …

A word or more: “an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary” The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series … Continue reading

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carbon dioxide as fertilizer …

Vegetables adore huge increases in CO2, by more than double in one case.  The Garden Pea data: Journal References Experimental Conditions 300 ppm 600 ppm 900 ppm Aranjuelo et al. (2013) The total dry matter of well-watered plants grown for … Continue reading

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jet-fueled temperature rises for Broome …

Once again, in fact, nearly every day, there is a spike of around 1C every time we have jet aircraft movements. Today 10th March is a fine example, when the maximum of 34.2C is about 1C hotter than the 1.30 … Continue reading

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