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A zero-carbon footprint | Greener Edmonds


Last updated 2/11/2021 at 9:50am

A life lived with no greenhouse gas legacy is not an easy goal to reach. But reducing output with lifestyle changes helps, and there are ways to get all the way down to net zero.

Why try and erase a carbon footprint? Because the rapid warming of the planet is causing spreading, negative impacts.

One measure of these impacts are human deaths. This is hard to estimate but it is clear that the toll will be orders of magnitude larger than that of COVID-19.

A hot planet means more energy in the atmosphere. That in turn means more severe weather events. Hurricane frequencies and intensities are i...

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