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Hooray for Carbon Dioxide! It's Helping to Feed the World's Hungry
| H. Sterling Burnett
Posted on 09/20/2017 7:15:45 AM PDT by rktman
Among the greatest challenges humankind has faced throughout its history, feeding the worlds hungry ranks at or near the very top of the list. And with the worlds population expected to top nine billion between 2050 and 2100, this issue will surely become even more important in the coming decades.
However, what many people may not realize is that the carbon dioxide humans have been pumping into the air since the middle of the 20th century has enriched plant growth, thereby contributing to record crop yields, which has helped to bring about the largest decline in hunger, starvation, and malnutrition in human history.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: carbondoxide; co2; denier; plantfood
Cans. Worms. Open. This denier is just begging to be lambasted by the warmunists. How dare he tout SeeUhO2 as a good thing for humans. Me, I like my plants pumping out copious amounts of Oxygen. But, that could just be me.
posted on 09/20/2017 7:15:45 AM PDT
All these poor hungry people in the world need to start eating sea weed and algae and the land plants can go to feed the cows so the rich people have plenty of beef
The reason so many people have gone hungry over the course of history is because of tryannical governments and idiotic religious beliefs, not the climate.
posted on 09/20/2017 7:56:22 AM PDT
by Texas Eagle
(If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
Global warming should also help the world’s hungry by generating longer growing seasons and opening more land to agriculture by causing the permafrost belt to recede.
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