Our Future Planet

The Science Museum in the UK has a fantastic exhibition called Our Future Planet, outlining the dangers and solutions facing our planet in a time of climate change. Here’s more at the Science Museum:

The world faces an urgent task to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions effectively to zero as soon as possible to stop climate change. This will mean a fundamental shift away from fossil fuels as our primary source of energy, and we will have to make this transformation while striving to make people’s lives better around the world.

The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been increasing since the Industrial Revolution, mainly due to our burning of fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas. The current concentration of carbon dioxide is about 415 parts per million (414.63 ppm on 4 May 2021), about 48 per cent higher than its pre-industrial level of 280 parts per million.

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