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.

 

 

Further Reading:

Add a comment
  • to get your picture next to your comment (not a member yet?).
  • Posted on July 4, 2008. Listed in:

    See other articles written by Eliav »

    Pledge to do these related actions

    Don't use much paper, 585°

    Use emails wherever possible - they aren't made from trees :)

    Support Marine Reserves for Healthy Oceans, 31°

    Sign the online Greenpeace petition to establish a global network of marine reserves. "There is ...

    No Meat Week: Help Stop Global Warming!, 294°

    http://www.thepoint.com/campaigns/no-meat-week-help-stop-global-warming Did you know that if every American who eats meat daily decided to have ...

    Featured Companies & Orgs