Carbon is Not the Enemy (from Nature)


I liked that this seems to be a more positive way of looking at what we can do to reduce climate change…what McDonough does (in an essay in Nature) proposes is a more holistic way of looking at carbon.. looking at the different uses and values of carbon.

“Such terms highlight a confusion about the qualities and value of CO2. In the United States, the gas is classified as a commodity by the Bureau of Land Management, a pollutant by the Environmental Protection Agency and as a financial instrument by the Chicago Climate Exchange.”

Here’s the link.

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