…for trees, but not for people – Is acid rain, which is caused by pollution, good or bad?) It may not be good for buildings or for US, but it IS good for trees.

After more than 20 years of research, scientists have reached a surprising conclusion: Moderate increases in temperature and nitrogen from atmospheric pollution actually improve forest productivity.

Researcher Andrew Burton has found that the trees grow faster at higher temperatures and store more carbon at greater concentrations of nitrogen, a chemical constituent of acid rain.
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