Monday, October 13, 2014

Plants Absorbing More Atmospheric CO2 Than Believed

Plants are slowing the effects of climate change far more than expected, researchers have found. 
They said the impact of rising CO2 levels on plant growth has been underestimated by 16 per cent, as they thrive with more of the gas in the atmosphere. 
And as plants absorb CO2, this has led to overestimates of how much of the greenhouse gas is left in the atmosphere.
(Story here).

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