More Plant Life = More CO2

Lets parse a couple of statements from this article:

April’s carbon dioxide level of 407.42 was a record 2.59 ppm rise from March.

More plant life caused by warmer weather caused by El Nino. OK.

Carbon dioxide levels are cyclical, peaking in May and then dropping until fall.

OK. More vegetation in the Northern Hemisphere (which has more land mass) dominates the annual cycle.

That’s on top of a steady 2.5 to 3 ppm yearly increase from the burning of fossil fuels, which means each year the world sets new record for levels of heat-trapping gas in the air.

Wait!

What if more vegetation = more plant life which means more CO2?

How much of that 2.5 to 3 ppm is more plant life?

 

 

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