2010/05/31

Global CO2 level for May 389.88ppm, trend 388.23ppm.


The Month of May saw CO2 at 389.88ppm, with the annual trend at 388.23ppm. Another good month for increase in CO2. Sigh!


2 comments:

  1. Eeeeekk. This is bad, and not even a noticeable decline during the recession..... At least the trees will be happy.

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  2. Not necessarily! Nothing is ever quite the way it seems....

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16482155?dopt=Abstract
    "...the trends are consistent with a suppression of plant transpiration due to CO2-induced stomatal closure. This result will affect projections of freshwater availability, and also represents the detection of a direct CO2 effect on the functioning of the terrestrial biosphere."

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