World Carbon Withdrawls

Submitted by ub on Sun, 12/13/2015 - 09:35

Now that the international community has agreed to cut carbon emissions, the next step is to begin and it may turn out to be difficult and expensive.

This is the way to start a new week. The ink has dried in a first-of-its-kind universal agreement intended to wean Earth off polluting fossil fuels and slow global warming.

This one may be a new global morning for Mother Nature, but like for many first day dieters, the reality sets in. If you look at the specifics, just like calorie limits and hours needed in the gym, these goal are sure to be daunting. 7.04 billion tons, or 15.5 trillion pounds. That's how much carbon dioxide has to stay inside the ground, instead of being spewed into the atmosphere for those limits to be realized... Good luck with that!

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