Group Defends Carbon Dioxide As ‘Elixir Of Life’ In Climate Change Debate

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mooneyk-1-200x200By Kevin Mooney ~

Forget everything government officials, many media outlets, and “activist scientists” have warned about the damaging effects of carbon dioxide, because in reality there’s no cause for alarm, a group called the CO2 Coalition urges.

Scientists, engineers, and policy analysts who are part of the nonprofit organization turned out in force Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, outside Washington.

“Atmospheric CO2 is not a pollutant, it is in fact the very elixir of life,” CO2 Coalition adviser Craig Idso says of the climate change debate at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC. (Photo: Jesper Klausen/Science Photo Library/Newscom)“Atmospheric CO2 is not a pollutant, it is in fact the very elixir of life,” CO2 Coalition adviser Craig Idso says of the climate change debate at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC. (Photo: Jesper Klausen/Science Photo Library/Newscom)

“Atmospheric CO2 is not a pollutant, it is in fact the very elixir of life,” Craig Idso, a science adviser to the CO2 Coalition, said during a panel discussion at CPAC exploring the benefits attached to higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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