Carbon Emissions & Fossil Fuels

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This video was provided by the Bell Museum. This animation describes the carbon cycle and how it is affected by human activity. It was featured in the Sustainable Shelters exhibit at the Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota...
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The Nature Conservancy’s  carbon footprint calculator measures your impact on our climate. Our carbon footprint calculator estimates how many tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases your choices create each year. 
Zooplankton no bigger than grains of rice play a much larger role in the transport and storage of CO 2 in the ocean than previously thought. The discovery means that our understanding of the planet’s carbon cycle, and the ocean’s ability to...
Produced for NNOCCI, this video explains how rampant carbon dioxide causes climate change. 
Greenhouse Gases
The first observations of atmospheric carbon dioxide at over 400 ppm occurred in 2012. For the last three years measurements have topped 400 ppm for a few days a year. In 2015 global CO2 concentrations averaged above 400 ppm for an entire month.  ...
CO2 Emissions Stabilized in 2014
Carbon dioxide emissions fell globally in 2014 while the economy grew by 3%. The first time that CO2 emissions have fallen and the economy has grown concurrently. Photo Credit:  Ian Britton /flickr
This 3-minute podcast from NPR tells of what scientists have discovered recently about the global carbon cycle. And it is weird.
This is a great story, told by the man who experienced it, using the value of legacy to share why he is taking a stand against coal mining.

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