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Unformatted text preview: Global industrial growth carbon growth (tied to economy (?)) Year 2050 8-9 billion people Project into future 43% per year CO2 being absorbed by atmosphere, people think that will stop with saturation 2050 Go into all-out effort to limit CO2 going into atmosphere? Holding emissions constant (Confront Fossil Fuel/decline in deforestation) can actually decrease emissions Central Trend - still an improvement (talks fast, hard to understand throws out a lot of numbers that dont mean a lot but also has good real world examples to remind us (C atoms in 1 exhalation)) Even if we held todays CO2 emissions constant, wed still be a couple decades behind (a couple more decades of warming) because of time for ocean to cool?-Need a much more radical approach, only reducing fossil fuel, etc will work trends diverge around 2050, thats the critical time ( must be concerned now! ) need technology to improve...
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- Spring '08