Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Irritating the enviros

Could it be that higher concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere could be good for life on our planet? Heaven forbid, say the enviros.  But recent research indicates that deserts are becoming greener due to the increase in atmospheric CO2 (and all the while, remember, temperatures have been flat/slightly declining for the last 17 years):
Increased levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) have helped boost green foliage across the world’s arid regions over the past 30 years through a process called CO2 fertilisation, according to CSIRO research.
Read all about it, here.