The slinky of rising CO2 and temperatures

This video is a new animation showing CO₂ concentration and global mean temperature 1958 to the present, by Kevin Pluck. He sourced the data from NOAA and NASA. “CO2 is just steadily growing and growing and growing. It’s so consistent and so frightening.” —...
The Great Wave of CO2

The Great Wave of CO2

Every year, the planet breathes CO2 in and out. The exhale starts in late fall and continues until about early May, when the inhale begins and continues to late fall. This correlates to the growth and decay of plant matter in the northern hemisphere (where much of the...
The lungs of the planet

The lungs of the planet

Trees have been on my mind a lot lately. I am working on a project with Olaf “the tree guy” Ribeiro for Earth Art Bainbridge, and so I have been looking at trees and thinking about trees, and learning just how important they are to a healthy climate. Trees...