New theory: CO2 makes you fat

“Danish researchers have announced a rather wild hypothesis: Perhaps we are getting fatter and fatter because of the increasing CO2 levels in the atmosphere.”

ScienceNordic reports:

No, this is not 1 April – and this is not an April Fool’s hoax.

Mad as it may sound, Danish researchers have announced a theory that may not only explain why people all over the world are getting fatter and fatter, but also warn of the serious consequences for life on Earth of continued pollution of the atmosphere by CO2 emissions.

In itself, the theory is quite simple: CO2 contributes to making us fat…

3 thoughts on “New theory: CO2 makes you fat”

  1. Hmmm, so it isn’t becaue people are eating more and exercising less. Bet we need lots of Government grants to continue studying this according to the “scientists” in question. Then we could test slp’s hypothisis and see it the “scientists” gain weight as they get more Government money…

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