Earth Getting Greener - CO2, Climate Change and More To Blame | Video
By Steve Spaleta |
Heightened carbon dioxide levels leads to increased photosynthesis and in turn spurs plant growth. But it's not the only thing causing the increase - "nitrogen, land cover change and climate change by way of global temperature, precipitation and sunlight changes all contribute," according to NASA.
credit : NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Kayvon Sharghi