Corn, rice, wheat, and soybean crops contribute to global warming, finds research

November 21, 2014 2:04 PM

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While the UN and other world governments are blaming industrial facilities and greenhouse gas emissions as contributing to climate change, a new study has revealed that four crops, namely: corn, rice, wheat, and soybean are also playing their parts in the whole climate change game.

Scientists found that it is true that crops require carbon dioxide for respiration and to manufacture their food, but they do not burn up this element before their deaths; they store it. Carbon dioxide is therefore re-released into the soil when these crops die, and this ultimately makes carbon diox...

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