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Hooray for Carbon Dioxide! It’s Helping to Feed the World’s Hungry



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H. Sterling Burnett, American Thinker - 

Among the greatest challenges humankind has faced throughout its history, feeding the world’s hungry ranks at or near the very top of the list. And with the world’s population expected to top nine billion between 2050 and 2100, this issue will surely become even more important in the coming decades. However, what many people may not realize is that the carbon dioxide humans have been pumping into the air since the middle of the 20th century has enriched plant growth, thereby contributing to record crop yields. That has helped to bring about the largest decline in hunger, starvation, and malnutrition in human history. READ MORE


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