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Study: Global warming could yield $11.6 trillion in increased crop production
Daily Caller ^
Posted on 10/19/2013 9:35:41 AM PDT by rktman
Could global warming be a boon to farmers? A recent study found that rising carbon dioxide concentrations bestow an additional $11.6 trillion in benefits from crop production between now and 2050.
The Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change found that while many studies focus on the costs of rising carbon emissions, few studies focused on whether or not more carbon in the atmosphere could be beneficial to society.
In fact, the Obama administration recently raised its social-cost-of-carbon estimate from $21 per metric ton to $35 per metric ton to the ire of global warming skeptics and Republicans. The estimate reflects how much each ton of carbon emitted costs the U.S. economy.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
TOPICS: Agriculture; Outdoors; Society
KEYWORDS: biodiesel; carbontax; corn; doh; energy; ethanol; kenyanbornmuzzie; opec
We'll have to put a stop to that nonsense. How dare anyone suggest that increased CO2 might be a benefit.
posted on 10/19/2013 9:35:41 AM PDT
HEY, DON'T CALL MY BLUFF!
posted on 10/19/2013 9:38:45 AM PDT
(Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
posted on 10/19/2013 9:59:09 AM PDT
O shi-! What will Al do next?
posted on 10/19/2013 10:02:10 AM PDT
(Has Pelosi read it yet?)
posted on 10/19/2013 10:03:57 AM PDT
(Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
Back in the 'stone age' when schools actually taught 'science', it was agreed that plants needed CO2 and gave off oxygen. Then it was agreed that people needed oxygen and gave off CO2.
I know that is a simple explanation, but does anyone see a symbiotic relationship there?
posted on 10/19/2013 10:04:21 AM PDT
people needed oxygen and gave off CO2.
Al Gore gives off methane.
posted on 10/19/2013 10:10:13 AM PDT
ahahaha THANK YOU I Needed That!!
when informed of the possible BENEFITS of so called global warming the Great Leader said:
posted on 10/19/2013 10:14:38 AM PDT
( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
He should not have said "global warming." He should have said "increasing atmospheric CO2." CO2 levels are steadily increasing at the same low rate as the last hundred years or more, leading to the greening of the world and abundant crop yields.
posted on 10/19/2013 10:23:57 AM PDT
(The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
Shhh, your blowing our TAX REGULATION SCHEME.
posted on 10/19/2013 10:27:34 AM PDT
posted on 10/19/2013 10:37:41 AM PDT
To: hinckley buzzard
Indeed. The article could’ve used more editing.
posted on 10/19/2013 10:38:46 AM PDT
The commies all became greenies.
posted on 10/19/2013 10:39:30 AM PDT
A recent study found that rising carbon dioxide concentrations bestow an additional $11.6 trillion in benefits from crop production between now and 2050.
This is a bad thing according to the left.
Just like inexpensive energy for ordinary people is a bad thing.
posted on 10/19/2013 10:39:35 AM PDT
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posted on 10/19/2013 10:42:22 AM PDT
Problem is we might be going into a little ice age. That will put a dent in that crop production prediction.
Oh good... maybe CITRUS COUNTY (in North Florida) will have CITRUS GROVES again....(It was named for the Citrus orchards in the county, but FREEZES killed the tree....)
Orange trees in Orange, CT? (named for the town in France, not the Citrus fruit)
posted on 10/19/2013 12:19:17 PM PDT
(Ben Carson/Rand Paul or Sara/Nikki in 2016)
"Just a few short years ago when I made my movie, Inconvenient Shakr..I mean Truth, my home was 689 feet above sea level. Now my home is only 75 feet above sea level!"
posted on 10/19/2013 12:29:58 PM PDT
by Dixie Yooper
posted on 10/19/2013 1:17:11 PM PDT
(The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
O noes! We can’t have more food!
posted on 10/19/2013 1:19:37 PM PDT
("The heart of the matter is God's love. It always has been. It always will be."~Abp. Chaput)
OK!! Everybody pay attention!
Lesson for today:
1. The sun is 1,300,000 times as big as the earth.
2. The sun is a ball of fire that controls our climates.
3. The earth is a rock.
4. The earth is a speck in comparison to the size of the sun.
5. Inhabitants of the earth are less than specks.
Study Question: How do less-than-specks in congress plan to control the sun?
posted on 10/19/2013 3:05:07 PM PDT
Not to worry- all the leftards and corn pimpin RINOs will use it to grow more corn to put in our gasoline.
posted on 10/21/2013 12:57:57 PM PDT
(Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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