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A Pathway To 350 PPM, Part 1: Carbon Sequestration Is Vital

July 12th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Humans are responsible for emitting around 55 billion tonnes of CO2eq/year with 2⁄3 of the emissions coming from the burning of fossil carbon. Currently, there are 414 PPM of CO2 in the atmosphere, and it’s rising at just over 2 PPM per year. Even if we were to completely stop burning fossil carbon, we would still see an increase in the amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) entering the atmosphere, largely from agriculture and potentially from positive feedback loops triggered by a hotter world



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