Surprise surprise…more CO2, more green planet. The alarmists seem to be quite upset about all the new greenery growing around the world as it doesn’t fit well with the IPCC-generated hysteria about harmful AGW.
by Judith Curry
We show a persistent and widespread increase of growing season integrated LAI (greening) over 25% to 50% of the global vegetated area, whereas less than 4% of the globe shows decreasing LAI (browning). Factorial simulations with multiple global ecosystem models suggest that CO2 fertilization effects explain 70% of the observed greening trend. – Zhu et al.
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