March 23, 2017

PANEL 3A: ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF CARBON DIOXIDE 2:15 PM  -  3:30 PM PANEL 3A: ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF CARBON DIOXIDE Constitution Ballroom A-B

PANEL 3A: ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF CARBON DIOXIDE

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.