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Micheal Hirasuna

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Do we need to put a greater emphasis on carbon sequestration?

It may already be to late to address climate change by simply burning less fossil fuels. We are already above the critical 350 limit. We need to think of more ways to pull carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it away safely. So far ideas to sequester carbon buried it in the soil. Michael Green has suggest that we could store carbon in our buildings.

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  • Aug 5 2013: I believe at this point it is time to start coming up with more complex solutions to climate control than just the simple reduction of fossil fuel use. Carbon sequestering is an outside the box thought that should be explored in great detail. My main concern with the heavy use of wood is the deforestation issue, I was raised with the panic of the rainforest being cut down and will always play a role in my thoughts when it comes to cutting down tress.

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