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EarthTalk: Global Warming and Nutrition

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that global warming is causing our crops to be less nutritious?  – William Persson, Glendale, OH It is difficult to say whether or not the climate change we are now experiencing is […]Read More

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New Study Shows Plants Absorb Carbon From Atmosphere Faster Than

New research just published in the journal Nature say that plants, trees, and soil are absorbing carbon about 25 percent faster than scientists previously thought. A team of scientists headed-up by Lisa Welp-Smith of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have developed a new, more accurate, method of determining how much plants absorb and release carbon. […]Read More

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Deep Ocean Argo Floats, New Approach Yield New Insights into

Thanks to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration and a joint US-Canadian research team, it is now possible for marine scientists to use satellite data from five-foot-tall Argo floats that drift with deep ocean currents to remotely monitor ocean acidity (pH) and the total carbon dioxide (CO2) content of seawater to better understand changes in ocean chemistry.Read More

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Is CO2 a Natural Byproduct of – Nature?

CO2 and climate Ah, the magnificent grasp Congresswoman Michele Bachmann commands on the English language: “CO2 is a naturally occurring byproduct of nature.” As opposed to all the unnatural byproducts of nature? Her mangled language aside, Ms. Bachmann displays the simple-minded, even childish, assertion that more of a “good” – or in this case “natural” […]Read More