Tag Archives: carbon dioxide

Rising levels of CO2 could exacerbate malnutrition

Originally posted on The Plantwise Blog:
Wheat field © Lauren Tucker New research suggests that rising levels of carbon dioxide will not only have a devastating effect on our climate but will lower the nutritional value of many staple crops,…

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Scientists Say Increase In Vegetation In The World’s Desert Regions Is Most Likely Caused By High Levels of Carbon Dioxide

Originally posted on Emerging Truth:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2334723/Dramatic-rise-plant-growth-worlds-deserts-rising-C02-levels.html Dramatic rise in plant growth in world’s deserts could be down to rising C02 levels Researchers studied satellite images between 1982 and 2010 Regions which have seen a rise in plant growth include Africa,…

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Greenhouse gases from agriculture and livestock

Agriculture and livestock emit greenhouse gases. Those are the gases which lead to global warming. Agriculture and livestock emit methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and carbon dioxide (CO2). Laura Reynolds at the independent Worldwatch Institute tells us that agriculture and … Continue reading

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Climate sensitivity is now irrelevant

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Fact sheet on ocean acidification

Originally posted on Ocean acidification:
Key points Increasing amounts of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) are being absorbed at the sea surface. When this CO2 enters the ocean it rapidly goes through a series of chemical reactions which lowers the pH…

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