Carbon and Carbon-dioxide are both integral parts of the natural environment, and not the bully-boys they’re made out to be. It is Man who, in the name of progress, has artificially emitted high levels of carbon into the environment, destabilizing the atmosphere.
The statistics are frightening – in the last 2 centuries, more than 400 billion metric tons of carbon has been released as byproducts of industrial production and – wait for it! – 200 of this is in the last 4 decades! This infographic demonstrates the steep rise in carbon emissions from 1870 to 2010.
The Carbon Age: 150 Years of CO2 Emissions
Infographic by – Statista