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Elevated Carbon Dioxide in Atmosphere Trims Wheat, Sorghum Moisture Needs
Science Daily ^ | March 25, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 03/31/2013 9:32:06 AM PDT by Twotone

Plenty has been written about concerns over elevated levels of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere, but a Kansas State University researcher has found an upside to the higher CO2 levels. And it's been particularly relevant in light of drought that overspread the area in recent months.

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TOPICS: Agriculture; Business/Economy; Food; Science
KEYWORDS: carbon; carbondioxide; drought; globalwarming

1 posted on 03/31/2013 9:32:06 AM PDT by Twotone
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To: Twotone
...but a Kansas State University researcher has found an upside to the higher CO2 levels

Hmm...lemme see...plants need it to live and we need plants to live? Lord, please help us. How have we, the children of the nation who has survived going to the moon and back, become so ignorant?

2 posted on 03/31/2013 9:58:19 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Twotone

Sounds like we need more CO2 not less.

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3 posted on 03/31/2013 10:03:54 AM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: Twotone

Interesting article:

http://chiefio.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/grains-and-why-food-will-stay-plentiful/

More background on crops vs climate...


4 posted on 03/31/2013 10:06:17 AM PDT by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Republicans create the tools of oppression and Democrats use them.)
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To: bray

Yep. More is better. Something the communist propaganda machine posing as our MSM never reports on lest it foils economic terrorist Al Gores ability to increase his $300 million fortune, is that the percentage of CO2 in the atmosphere is 0.04% or what you can literally call “zero point zero”. If that percentage reaches 0.02% we are doomed. Plants die off and then all life except bacteria.

But that will never really happen nor will it ever rise to any effect, at least because of man, for the simple fact the atmosphere is just too massive. It’s mass is 5 quadrillion metric tons which might as well be infinity when it comes to man. To say we can change that percentage is akin to putting a drop of ink into the Pacific ocean then claiming all ocean life will now die because of pollution. It’s ludicrous, it’s a hoax which so far has made economic terrorist Al Gore almost half a billion dollars.


5 posted on 03/31/2013 10:44:00 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Twotone

This benefit of increased CO2 has been known for years, see “CO2 Science”.


6 posted on 03/31/2013 11:10:58 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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