CO2 is plant food - even climate scientists agree

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Our planet is enjoying a significant greening and the cause is 70% the increase in Carbon Dioxide.

From Nature:

Greening of the Earth and its drivers
Global environmental change is rapidly altering the dynamics of terrestrial vegetation, with consequences for the functioning of the Earth system and provision of ecosystem services. Yet how global vegetation is responding to the changing environment is not well established. Here we use three long-term satellite leaf area index (LAI) records and ten global ecosystem models to investigate four key drivers of LAI trends during 1982–2009. We show a persistent and widespread increase of growing season integrated LAI (greening) over 25% to 50% of the global vegetated area, whereas less than 4% of the globe shows decreasing LAI (browning). Factorial simulations with multiple global ecosystem models suggest that CO2 fertilization effects explain 70% of the observed greening trend, followed by nitrogen deposition (9%), climate change (8%) and land cover change (LCC) (4%). CO2 fertilization effects explain most of the greening trends in the tropics, whereas climate change resulted in greening of the high latitudes and the Tibetan Plateau.

Emphasis mine - plant food, not poison.

The ridiculous thing is that Methane and Water Vapor are much worse greenhouse gasses. Why aren't we going after them? Because throttling CO2 also throttles our industry and productivity - something the watermelon environmentalists want very much to see. They are green on the outside but a deep Marxist red on the inside.

They are still pissed that the Soviet Union and China failed so spectacularly and they are trying anything to advance their stupid agenda.

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