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BIOSPHERE PRODUCTIVITY UP 14% SINCE 1982 THANKS TO CARBON DIOXIDE

Posted 14 November 201

"Extra CO2 in the atmosphere has a beneficial effect on plant life. CO2 is a plant fertiliser. Recent studies have documented the world-wide greening effect of the extra CO2.....The biosphere’s productivity has increased by about 14% since 1982. This is good news for feeding the billions."  An artice by our Coalition member, Dr Gerrit J Van Der Lingen, who also explains how and why extra CO2 reduces plant demands for water.

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