Claim: 23 Million Year Old Fossilized Leaves Offer Proof of CO2 to Greening the Planet link

From the we told you so department. The links between rising carbon dioxide levels, and greening trends have been supposedly confirmed by fossilized leaves from a 23 million-year-old forest. Researchers previously postulated that ancient increases in atmospheric CO2 during the early Miocene allowed plants to perform photosynthesis more efficiently. But the latest research, published last Thursday in…

Claim: amplified greenhouse effect in the far north making it greener

From Boston University Amplified greenhouse effect shaping North into South BU-led international team shows significant reduction in temperature and vegetation seasonality over northern latitudes BOSTON—An international team of 21 authors from 17 institutions in seven countries has just published a study in the journal Natural Climate Change showing that, as the cover of snow and…