Keywords: carbon dioxide, carbon emissions
Are ways to perform human control of the carbon in the atmosphere? How do we do it? Is it safe?
Humanity is not without means to control the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. There are ways it can be sucked out of the air and placed deep underground. However, this is by no means a permanent solution and is not without its risks.Read More...
|1 year 37 weeks ago|
|Balance of Rates: A Thought Experiment||
Keywords: carbon emissions, rates, unbalanced rates
We often look at the number of tonnes of carbon dioxide we emit into the atmosphere for a given activity. But what if it's not a question of how much- but rather, how fast?
We are pumping tens of billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year. In contrast, the naturally occurring exchanges of carbon dioxide happen in the hundreds of billions of tonnes. Does this render our human activity insignificant? In this activity, we explore how even small differences in a balance can cause a large influence over time.Read More...
|1 year 18 weeks ago|