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NOAA Warns Record High Levels of CO2 in the Atmosphere

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Jamie Henn, co-founder of 350.org, says record-setting CO2 levels of 400 parts per million is ominous, as we have not seen these levels for millions of years.'This is significant because it's higher levels of CO2 in the atmosphere than we've seen for millions upon millions of years. 350.org is named after what scientists say is the safe upper limit of carbon dioxide concentrations, which is 350 parts per million. 400 is far into the danger zone. So it's another clear warning, and serious warning, that we need to quickly move in a different direction....Ultimately it's up to citizens and up to groups like 350 and others to try and really take this research and turn it into action. We've known about the climate threat for decades and haven't taken the steps necessary. We don't really lack scientific research or lack the solutions for that. We need, what we lack is the political will.'
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