In 2018, Cincinnati announced a 2035 mandate for carbon neutrality—the 100th US city to do so—by turning to solar energy. The city planned to create the largest municipal-run solar farm in the country, and two years later, it looks like they’ve succeeded.
Companies are developing technology to suck carbon out of the air. One plans to fill land in Arizona with dozens of accordionlike machines designed to expand as they absorb the gas.
NASA's AIRS instrument maps carbon monoxide (CO) from fires burning in Brazil's Amazon region. This time series ⬇️ shows CO high in the atmosphere over Brazil from Aug. 8-22, 2019. Each "day" in the series is made by averaging three day's-worth of data:
DEMS: Our planet is dying. Ban beef. Ban coal. Ban fossil fuels. Ban CO2 emissions. Ban carbon. ALSO DEMS: Let’s cook 15,034,971 pounds of cow over burning coals pumping unnecessary CO2 into the atmosphere *giggles* What hypocrites.
Environmental activists warn that if the Amazon reaches a point of no return, the rainforest could become a dry savannah, no longer habitable for much of its wildlife. If this happens, it could start emitting carbon -- the major driver of climate change.
1. Which country has the largest carbon emission reduction? AMERICA! 2. Who has dumped the most carbon into the air? CHINA! 3. 91% of the world’s population are exposed to air pollution above the World Health Organization’s suggested level. NONE ARE IN THE U.S.A.!