Forests and CO2 — Don’t Ignore the Scientific Background

“Loss of nitrogen a key factor in forest equation

“Forests may grow faster as atmospheric CO2 increases, but that doesn’t mean they’ll absorb more of the heat-trapping gas. Instead, a shortage of nitrogen means plants won’t be able to fix as much carbon as projected by some climate models.”

From: summitcountyvoice.com

GR:  No news here, but the story is a good reminder that we can’t ignore science and put simple ideas into practice just because they sound good.

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