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The Bad News of Greening Earth by City-Tech Blogger Henry Ovalle

Many people feel confident that a greener Earth is a good thing. Perhaps, others feel it is bad news that the Earth has been getting greener over these past decades. The main reason for a greener Earth is the increased level of carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by humans. A newly conducted study by international institutions using data from NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellites, showed a significant change in the greening of Earth over the past three decades. Plants absorb CO2 from the atmosphere, but the problem is that they cannot keep up with the large amount that we are releasing on a daily basis

 

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  1. Thank you for your post. I think it would’ve been the case a century ago to say that a greener earth is better especially when forests were not being obliterated and the population was not as high. Today, that statement just cannot hold true as our carbon emissions are ways too high and there are much fewer trees compared to the 20th century.

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