Forests love CO2. Or do they?

It sounds logical, but unfortunately it’s not that simple. While in the short-term the trees may profit from greater CO2 levels, their faster rates of growth may seem them suck nutrients out of the soil at much faster rates. Add to that higher temperatures and growth rates may slow. It’s tricky stuff – full of known unknowns –

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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