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Summer drought limits the positive effects of CO2 and heat on plant growth in future climate

Summer drought limits the positive effects of carbon dioxide and heat on plant growth in future climate. Although the rain this summer has been pouring down over Denmark, most scientists agree that global temperature increases will intensify periods with summer drought already in 2075.
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NASA climate model shows plants slow Global Warming by creating a new negative feedback in response to increased CO2

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (4 years ago)

  From NASA Earth Science news: A new NASA computer modeling effort has found that additional growth of plants and trees in a world with doubled atmospheric carbon dioxide levels would create a new negative feedback – a cooling effe... Read Post

Could planting trees in the desert mitigate climate change?

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

As the world starts feeling the effects of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide and consequent global temperature rise, researchers are looking for a Plan B to mitigate climate change. A group of German scientists has now come up w... Read Post

Summer drought limits the positive effects of CO2 and heat on plant growth in future climate

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

The large scale project CLIMAITE, led by Risø DTU, has published its first synthesis paper in the renowned journal Global Change Biology, and the conclusion is perhaps a little surprising that the predicted increase in plant growth,... Read Post


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