Being Green - 20 Nov 2020

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Strong Plea for Aggressive Investment in the Climate Emergency

From time to time here on BEING GREEN we’ve checked in on the atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. The agreed best site, most reliable, most credible, is the NOAA’s GLOBAL MONITORING LABORATORY. The benchmark carbon dioxide reading from the Mauna Loa monitoring station in Hawaii has been on the go ever since the days of David Keeling of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in the late ‘fifties of last century. Now pretty sophisticated and updated to the standards of modern-day Earth System’s research practices, you can take it that it’s authoritative.