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These issues don’t move Litterman the same way a carbon tax does.
Another idea involves fiddling with the chemistry of the ocean, fertilizing the seas with iron dust in an effort to draw down carbon in blooms of algae.
Such a bold aim requires a commensurately bold argument — for a consumption tax or a carbon tax or a zero corporate tax rate or anything for which public-spirited people might stiffen their sinews and summon up their blood.
Carbonate keeps the carbon locked in place and out of the atmosphere, potentially for millions of years.
While a bulk of the burden of curbing carbon emissions falls upon the policy makers and leaders of the world, citizens of the planet can collectively make a difference by monitoring their individual carbon footprints.
In Paris this year, Mike Delaney, vice president of new airplane development, indicated that the plane will likely have a carbon composite airframe.
Reforestation would roughly make up for the carbon added to the atmosphere by past deforestation, but our burning of fossil fuels is another matter.
Based on current emissions, the U.S. is already expected to release that much carbon over the same time period just by burning fossil fuels.
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Origin and Etymology of carbon
First Known Use: 1788See Words from the same year
Synonymsalter ego, image, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twin
Antonymsarchetype, original, prototype
Related WordsChinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallel
Near Antonymsantithesis, converse, opposite, reverse
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