350.org: Why We Need To Keep CO2 At 350 PPM

According to environmental writer Bill McKibben, and leading climate scientist James Hansen, 350 parts per million is the upper bound of safe CO2 levels on Earth. For a reasonable dissent that suggests 450 ppm, click here. McKibben has created an awesome website, www.350.org, to focus on getting to his magic number. The video below is a powerful demonstration  of why humanity should keep CO2 at 350 ppm, a wordless demonstration that doesn't depend on language, just numbers and images, to make its point.

 

 

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