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Study: Factories cartbon dioxide help the environment

Chacham (981) writes | more than 11 years ago

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The Weizmann Institute has done a study on carbon dioxide and forests. Leading to the suggestion that factories create extra carbon dioxide which allows trees in dry areas to open their pores less, and thus retain more water. The end result is that they can survive. Read a report here.

The Weizmann Institute has done a study on carbon dioxide and forests. Leading to the suggestion that factories create extra carbon dioxide which allows trees in dry areas to open their pores less, and thus retain more water. The end result is that they can survive. Read a report here.

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Heh (1)

Dannon (142147) | more than 11 years ago | (#5941396)

Got this from a "quote a day" mailing list today, another point you'll never hear an enviromaniac consider:

We easily forget that smog is the price of freedom of our streets from manure, and from the flies and diseases it brought.
-- Daniel J. Boorstin

Interesting :) (1)

salimma (115327) | more than 11 years ago | (#5953222)

On the other hand, the benefit to trees from gas-guzzling cars would be rather minimal I should think, considering they spend most of their time stuck in urban traffic.
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