A new map shows where carbon needs to stay in nature to avoid climate disaster

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“Areas of exceptionally high density of irrecoverable carbon (purple) include the Pacific Northwest, the Amazon, the Congo Basin and Borneo.” I can’t speak for the other regions, but I feel like this isn’t generally known in the Pacific Northwest.

OregonTripleBeam

I smell a new Bond film.

eatababy

Deep underground, deep underwater.

UCDent

Essentially Putin and Bolsonaro are sitting on carbon bombs, with Brazil appearing intent to actively pull the trigger in their current hostage situation, and Putin simply shrugging it off as possibly good for Russia. I don’t blame them either.

roderrabbit

Are there people that still think we can actually AVOID climate disaster?

A-Matter-Of-Time