Caring for the Earth has never been more urgent and widespread. To address this need to realign our lives with kindred sphere of a shrinking and changing world, ZeMis joins Earth Hour 2012 to unite people against the threat of climate change.
As long as I’m president, we’re going to keep on encouraging oil development and infrastructure, and we’re going to do it in a way that protects the health and safety of the American people.
He knows that’s impossible. Burning oil releases CO2, driving up the risk of climate change. There’s no way to burn fossil fuels and protect the health and safety of Americans — unless we can find ways to capture CO2 from the air.
As it happens, that’s just what three startup companies – one of them backed by Bill Gates – are trying to do: They want to build thousands of big machines to extract CO2 from the atmosphere. Their technology, for now, is costly. Some scientists say they are wasting their time.