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In your salad soon – climate specific franken-lettuce?

From the “science moves faster than climate change department” and the American Society for Horticultural Science comes this leafy nightmare sure to make greens go into a tizzy, because according to Stanford’s Paul Ehrlich, we are all supposed to be starving by now and dead soon from climate change and other things, requiring necrotism aka Soylent…

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Claim: Increased carbon dioxide levels in air restrict plants’ ability to absorb nutrients

From the University of Gothenburg and the “this is why we buy CO2 generators for greenhouses“ department. The rapidly rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere affect plants’ absorption of nitrogen, which is the nutrient that restricts crop growth in most terrestrial ecosystems. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have now revealed that the…

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EPA pushes forward with biofuels

Guest essay by Eric Worrall US investment in biofuels are to be expanded under proposals advanced by the US EPA. Under the proposed rule announced Friday, the amount of ethanol in the gasoline supply would increase in coming years, just not as much as set out under federal law. That approach drew criticism from ethanol…

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And here we have been told it’s ‘climate disruption’ causing local weather changes, when it’s actually deforestation

From the University of Maryland the department of Al Gore’s Kilimanjaro claims: Deforestation is messing with our weather — and our food New study, the first of its kind, investigates cooling and warming effects of forests at both a global scale and a high spatial resolution Annapolis, Md — New research published today in Nature…