Elevated levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere improves the productivity of ecosystems both in plant tissues above ground and in the soils beneath them.
With the help of the ongoing rise in the air’s CO2 content, humankind should be able – but just barely – to meet our expanding food needs without occupying much of the land needed by wildlife to survive.
Richard Trzupek, Susan Crockford, Tom Wysmuller (Moderator: H. Sterling Burnett)
PowerPoints as PDFs:
Trzupek 3A FOSSIL FUELS AND THE ENVIRONMENT ICCC-12.pptx
Crockford 3A FOSSIL FUELS AND THE ENVIRONMENT ICCC-12.pptx