Wall Street Journal Prints Laughable Op-Ed Claiming CO2 Emissions Are Good for the Planet

May 15, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock According to a recent op-ed on the Wall Street Journal , rising CO2 levels are the best thing to happen to the planet since the Big Bang. The column was written by Harrison Schmidt, a former astronaut and adjunct professor of engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and William Happer, a professor of physics at Princeton University. In it, they claim that increased CO2 levels in the atmosphere will result in increased agricultural productivity. But mainstream science of course says this is a bunch of hooey. Read the rest of Wall Street Journal Prints Laughable Op-Ed Claiming CO2 Emissions Are Good for the Planet Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon dioxide good for plants argument , columbia journalism review , global warming , harrison schmidt , in defense of carbon dioxide , intergovernmental panel of climate change , mariana ashley , more co2 is good for the planet , phil plait , rapid rate of increase in co2 levels , ryan chittum , skeptical science , slate magazine , wall street journal , william happer        

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