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Too Much CO2 Hurts Crops, Damages Algae

May 10, 2011


Two recent studies about the affect of CO2. Corn and wheat decline under climate change The IPCC predicted an increase in agricultural production in the short run matching the increase of greenhouse gases, particularly CO2, in the atmosphere.  Where other factors are present, CO2 can aid plant growth. However, David Lobell, agricultural scientist from the Stanford […]