The effect of concurrent elevation in CO2 and temperature on the growth, photosynthesis, and yield of potato crops

By Yun-Ho Lee et al. Global climate change accompanied by continuous increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration and temperature affects the growth and yield of important crops. The present study investigated the effect of elevated temperature and CO2 concentrations on the growth, yield, and photosynthesis of potato (Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Superior) crops using Korean Soil-Plant-Atmosphere-Research 

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Impacts of CO2 on Two Grapevine Cultivars

Paper ReviewedWohlfahrt, Y., Tittmann, S., Schmidt, D., Rauhut, D., Honermeier, B. and Stoll, M. 2020. The effect of elevated CO2 on berry development and bunch structure of Vitis cinifera L. cvs. Riesling and Cabernet Sauvignon. Applied Sciences 10: 2486, doi: 10.3390/app10072486. Despite insurmountable evidence that rising levels of atmospheric CO2 enhance plant growth, boost water use efficiency and help ameliorate environmental 

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Forest production efficiency increases with growth temperature

By A. Collalti et al. Abstract Forest production efficiency (FPE) metric describes how efficiently the assimilated carbon is partitioned into plants organs (biomass production, BP) or—more generally—for the production of organic matter (net primary production, NPP). We present a global analysis of the relationship of FPE to stand-age and climate, based on a large compilation 

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Carbon Pricing in High-Income OECD Countries

Most economists consider human-made greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions an unintended negative externality of production and consumption. A negative externality occurs when the effects of producing or consuming goods and services impose costs on a third party which are not reflected in the prices charged for said goods and services. In the context of GHG emissions, 

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Lack of oxidative damage on temperate juvenile catsharks after a long-term ocean acidification exposure

Researchers in Portugal determine that the small-spotted catshark can successfully cope with higher levels of carbon dioxide in the ocean. Ocean acidification is a consequence of chemical changes driven mainly by a continuous uptake of carbon dioxide, resulting in pH decrease. This phenomenon represents an additional threat to marine life, with expected effects ranging from 

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The Resilience of Sea Urchin Larval Settlement Under Ocean Acidification

Paper Reviewed Espinel-Velasco, N., Agüera, A., Lamare, M. 2020. Sea urchin larvae show resilience to ocean acidification at the time of settlement and metamorphosis. Marine Environmental Research 159: 104977. Introducing the subject of their analysis, Espinel-Velasco et al. (2020) write that although many experiments to date have examined the potential impacts of so-called ocean acidification 

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Recent fall Eurasian cooling linked to North Pacific sea surface temperatures and a strengthening Siberian high

Abstract By Baofu Li et al. Winter Eurasian cooling after the mid-1990s has been verified by numerous studies, although in recent decades, the mid-latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere have been rapidly warming globally. Because the cooling is not uniform at different spatial and temporal scales, over time, this change may not truly reflect the nature 

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