Skip to comments.Carbon Dioxide: The Gas of Life
Posted on 08/15/2013 7:17:10 AM PDT by rktman
Its amazing that minuscule bacteria can cause life-threatening diseases and infections - and miraculous that tiny doses of vaccines and antibiotics can safeguard us against these deadly scourges. It is equally incredible that, at the planetary level, carbon dioxide is a miracle molecule for plants - and the gas of life for most living creatures on Earth.
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Malarkey. With the exception of burning fossil fuels, none of these add to the amount of CO2 in the biosphere in a significant way. They just move it around within the biosphere.
Why don’t the greenies ever go after “Big Cola” for DELIBERATELY putting CO2 into their soft drinks?
(Coke and Pepsi are big libtard companies- let’s put themon the hotseat and defund them like they defunded tobacco companies.)
Tobacco companies used to be HUGE Republican donors... if they were huge Democrat donors I guarantee we would all be hearing about the “healthful benefits of bathing your lungs in cleansing smoke”
Exactly. But without CO2, we would not exist. More CO2, more plants. More plants, more oxygen. Oxygen is what allows humans and pretty little kittens to live.
Of course that excepts "fossil fuels," which are nothing more than solar energy that has been stored in lifes battery, the hydrocarbon. Returning the carbon to the atmosphere as CO2 should not be considered a bad thing.
I’m not saying that it is bad. Certainly at some point an increase in CO2 would indeed be a bad thing, though I suspect we are far below that point now.
But the paragraph I cited was indeed malarkey. Nothing he mentions increases CO2 net, except fossil fuel burning. As you say, this merely returns previously stored C to the atmosphere, but it does indeed raise CO2. The others do not. Lumping them together is either an ignorant mistake or an intentional attempt to deceive the reader.
Without CO2, the Earth is just a bare rock, with dust, like the moon.
Thanks for this thread.
CHON is found in all life thanks to the magic process of photosynthesis.
Without CO2 supplying the C there would be no life on Earth.
Since CO2 is essential to all life, it is an environmentally friendly gas.
If fact, CO2 is the “Greenest” of all green house gasses.
BTW, since the EPA banned CO2, is the EPA a Totalitarian Front Organization which opposed to Life?
Your clarification is exactlty what I had already read into what posted previously. We are on the same page.
H2O = 25,000 parts per million (2.5 % of atmosphere), and CO2 = < 400 parts per million (< 0.04% of atmosphere).
BTW, isn’t a “Greenhouse” good for growing green plants?
Sooooooooooooooooooo, what is the problem? Surely the “Greenies” are not against green plants?
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