Video: Carbon Crisis in 90 Seconds: NASA

Ginny Brown
Initial Publication Date: August 13, 2015


2:20 minutes

By burning coal and oil, people are adding old carbon to the atmosphere faster than plants and the oceans can take it out. The carbon in the atmosphere acts like a blanket trapping heat and making the planet warmer.
Credit: NASA

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To increase awareness of climate change and factors contributing to it.

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Brown, G. (2012). Video: Carbon Crisis in 90 Seconds: NASA. Retrieved from