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350 - the magic number

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While doing the usual trawl through my wonderful morning RSS feeds, I came across this awesome animation from http://www.350.org on climate change which I thought you might like. 

So what is ‘350’ all about? Well, it’s the number that leading scientists say is the safe upper limit for carbon dioxide, measured in "Parts Per Million", in our atmosphere. 350 PPM - it’s the number humanity needs to get back to as soon as possible to avoid runaway climate change.

For more information see: http://www.350.org

Oh, and don’t forget to invite the next US president to attend the UN climate change meetings too! :) 

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  1. #1 Phillip Smith 11 Oct 08

    Hey there Mr. Simon,

    I thought you'd enjoy [a href=’http://www.marsdd.com/socialtechtraining/proceedings.html’]this video of Jon Warnow talking about his work on the ’Step it up’ campaign, and now on the 350.org campaign. He was in Toronto earlier this year to share his experience with other campaigners, NGOs, and activists as part of the first-ever ’Social Tech Training.’

    Phillip.

  2. #2 Erland 20 Oct 08

    Awesome campaign

    Great post - I think the 350.org campaign is excellent and I've blogged about it on the Australian Climate Movement blog, [a href=’http://www.climatemovement.org.au/2008/06/350org/’]here.

  3. #3 sighmon 21 Oct 08

    sustainable places!

    Thanks Erland.. love your new site to support and promote people who are creating sustainable houses! Awesome initiative.

    [a href=’http://www.sustainableplaces.org.au’]www.sustainableplaces.org.au

    Phillip: the Jon Warnow video is amazing, thanks for the link. Super inspiring!

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