PROTECTING RAIN FORESTS IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN BIO-FUEL AND SOLAR FARMS - FOREST HEALTH IS CARBON STORAGE Can't "Save The Planet" By Chopping It Down Some of my biggest arguments against Solar Energy is clear-cutting forests, wrecking farm, grasslands and natural habitats for their implementation. Biofuels is another culprit behind old-growth deforestation, we'll talk about that separately. Carbon Dioxide isn't a contaminant. CO2 is actually four times lower today than optimum for plant life so a little bit more in the atmosphere may seem alarming when we consider the last hundred years or so but CO2 has been at least 4x higher in the Earth's geohistory - before Man. There's a reason plant leaves were the size table tops in the Jurassic period, they had lots of CO2 to munch on. As CO2 is plant food you may have noticed food producing greenhouses pump it into their enclosures to increase crop yield. Quote: “People have been arguing about whether these long-lived pioneers contribute much to carbon storage over the long term,” said Caroline Farrior, an assistant professor of integrative biology at The University of Texas at Austin and a primary investigator on the study. “We were surprised to find that they do.” https://scitechdaily.com/long-living-tropical-trees-play-much-larger-role-in-carbon-storage-than-previously-thought/ #nature #science #climatechange #co2 #southamerica
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