Carbon emissions make Earth greener but are also drying it out

New Scientist: The carbon dioxide we`ve been pumping into the atmosphere is fertilising plants and making them grow faster - but now those plants are sucking our streams dry. Australia is already a parched country and will only become drier as the planet warms and rainfall decreases. But now it turns out that Australia has lost about a quarter of its streamflow over the past 30 years as plants given an extra boost by our carbon emissions grow faster and use more water. Global greening is happening for......

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