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Carbon Dioxide is Forever

This animation illustrates the longevity of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as an example of territorializing the future, a deep time intervention.

This animation illustrates the longevity of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as an example of territorializing the future, a deep time intervention.

Humans have now emitted so much carbon dioxide that every third molecule in the atmosphere was put there by us.

After 100 years, 75% of this carbon dioxide will still be there.

After 1000 years, 40% of this carbon dioxide will still be there.

After 10 000 years, 25% of this carbon dioxide will still be there.

Put more simply, carbon dioxide is forever.

Our past and present emissions are territorializing the future, exemplifying what is meant by a deep time intervention.

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