Sunday, July 7, 2013

400 Parts In A Million: The World’s Biggest Experiment

In the following satirical video, MinuteEarth informs us of our progress in “the world’s largest uncontrolled experiment,” now that the concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere has reached 400 parts per million–and tells us how we can all play our part in increasing greenhouse gas emissions. Watch:



(h/t: Best of the Left Podcast)

2 comments:

Michael J. Mand said...

But, according to conservatives, there is no human component to CO2 emissions. It's just the natural cycle in action. Either that, or, what's really behind their position, it costs too much to reverse the situation. Besides, it's not our problem anyway. We can just leave it to our children and our grand children to solve.

When you think about, energy is the only area where we accept technology that is 150 yhears old as state-of-the-art.

Jeff Tone said...

Look to the Koch brothers paying off politicians in order to pollute and you'll know what is behind opposition to doing anything about climate.

In addition to energy, we're also way behind in infrastructure and mass transportation.