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Why Life Exists on Earth: A New Perspective on Carbon Emissions

By Toby Grotz
Mankind’s use of fossil fuels during the last 200 years has dumped millions of years of sequestered carbon into the atmosphere in the form of Carbon Dioxide. Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, 315 gigatons of carbon have been added to the atmosphere, leaving the carbon cycle 315 gigatons out of balance. Even more troubling, that imbalance is increasing by 5 gigatons a year due to fossil fuel emissions. Just by burning gasoline in this country, we are releasing 8 times more CO2 than all the volcanoes on Earth combined. [Keep reading….]
  • 20 December 2013
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