China and India Are Making a Greener Earth
Human efforts are producing a greener Earth. But the news is not all good, because some of the greening comes from fertiliser pollution.
Despite climate change, water scarcity, and the many ills affecting the planet, this generation is living on an increasingly greener Earth.
Measurements from space show that some parts of the northern hemisphere, notably China and India, are a lot greener than they used to be, which is potentially very good news for the climate.
Growing vegetation takes up a great deal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, so the more that plants and trees can use, the greater the chance of slowing global warming.
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