To make it last, let’s stop trashing our air, water and land
Why should we even care about the environment? It’s been here 6 billion years and is still going strong, right?
Sadly, wrong. Since the Industrial Revolution 150 years ago, the planet has been emitting 380 parts per million (ppm) of carbon dioxide into our atmosphere per year with a recent 400 ppm mark, a rise from 280 ppm, according to realclimate.org and theguardian.com. And while one problem is the amount of emissions, the bigger problem is the speed at which we’re dumping the carbon into our air from driving, factories, etc.
Read on here.