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Calculations: Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere

Calculations: The concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere was 295 PPM in 1900. It is now about 305 PPM.  CO2 has an average lifetime of 100 - 120 years in the atmosphere.  1 PPM of CO2 in atmosphere = 2.13 Gt (billions of tons) of carbon. 375 PPM - 295 PPM = 80 PPM. 80 X 2.13 billion tons = 170.4 billion tons. Conclusion: There are 170.4 billion more tons of CO2 in the atmosphere now than in 1900.  Join us  @EaccNet

The Carbon Crooks – Movie

The Carbon Crooks – Transcript For decades, world leaders have struggled to reduce carbon emissions. The result is a vast and complicated system in which pollution has become a commodity Carbon credits have become part of the financial market. Carbon credits have become part of the financial market. In order to buy and sell the credits, one must be registered as a carbon trader. Reporter: Was it a good business? Daniel Butler: In the early days it was a good business. I could make roughly around 50,000 € in five minutes. Also the criminals saw opportunities in carbon credits. Rob Wainwrigth: We saw organized crime moving into this market to carry out sophisticated online attacks of VAT fraud – coming to losses to around 5 billion Euros a year. The market for carbon credits was created to curb global warming. But carbon emissions have never been higher in the history of mankind. Jørgen Henningsen: The European carbon credit market has de facto collapsed. T