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Dearest Klevur Peeps Of Sharing Knowledge Luff

*le sigh* we all fink ewe're great ewe know ?..sharing your stuff etc.....any time ewe need to anything about something that you do not know about just ask me and I'll help ewe out. I  do so enjoy this kind of reciprocal joyness !

As a sheepy I of course luff to breathe...breathing is my all time favourite inhalation and exhalation thing to do with my lungs...I luff to breathe..ewe luff to breathe...we all luff to breathe. Well done to the bloke/blokett who invented breathing.


As a breather though it dawned on me that I must contribute somewhat to global warming because of the CO2 I exhale ...then I thought "Gosh..there is like well lots of people on this planet...even more than 100...and us altogether must exhale a whole lot of greenhouse gassy badness !! :-\........so...how much CO2 do we all exhale every day ?....How much does this compare to planes ,cars and chimneys ?I'm referring to people here not other animals. Cos, I have a plan..if we all hold our breath for a while every day then we can cure global warning yes ?.......

Look...here's Arbuthnot...he's up for it...and he's a cat thing.




Arbuthnot ( a cat thing) Holding His Breath On Behalf Of World Kind.


so, whajafink ? I'm going to hold my breath until I get an answer !

*holds breath*


hugs et les shmisheys

mwah mwah Mwah



Neil
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« Reply #1 on: 16/07/2010 21:30:29 »
I conjecture that, if we hold our breath long enough, it may not cure global warming but we will no longer worry about it.  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan
 

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« Reply #2 on: 19/07/2010 18:38:48 »
I agree Joe and thanks for your comment.


It would be interesting to know though how much CO2 is produced by 6.8Billion peeps every day !
 

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« Reply #3 on: 19/07/2010 19:14:49 »
I agree Joe and thanks for your comment.


It would be interesting to know though how much CO2 is produced by 6.8Billion peeps every day !

Not to mention methane. It's a greenhouse gas too.

I found one reference that claims your average peep puts out 0.9kg CO2 per day.

The total peeps annual CO2 output is well over 1,000,000,000 tonnes.
« Last Edit: 19/07/2010 19:26:12 by Geezer »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 21/07/2010 08:25:21 »
Thats pretty incredible Geezer!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 21/07/2010 10:53:31 »
I agree Joe and thanks for your comment.


It would be interesting to know though how much CO2 is produced by 6.8Billion peeps every day !

Not to mention methane. It's a greenhouse gas too.

I found one reference that claims your average peep puts out 0.9kg CO2 per day.

The total peeps annual CO2 output is well over 1,000,000,000 tonnes.


woooo !!..nice one Dr Geezer and thank ewe for your valued input.......phew ...that's a lot of CO2......it would be helpful for some other data to compare it to... ;D..

ok..so the plan is to hold our breaths and stick a cork up our arses too...!! ;D 







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« Reply #6 on: 21/07/2010 13:14:46 »
Surely animal respiration is "carbon neutral": the CO2 animals breathe out is approximately equal to that taken in by the plants they eat (via photosynthesis), so no net increase in atmospheric CO2. (Animals eating carbon-neutral animals will also be carbon-neutral).
The animal's body will temporarily store some carbon, until the creature kicks the bucket and decomposes.

If fossil fuels are used to cook the food that would increase atmospheric CO2.
So just eat everything raw  [xx(] , or cook it using electricity made by with solar/wind/geothermal/nuclear power.
« Last Edit: 21/07/2010 13:27:56 by RD »
 

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« Reply #7 on: 21/07/2010 16:20:56 »
Thats pretty incredible Geezer!

Let's see:

0.9 x 365 = 328.5 kg/year/peep = 0.3 tonnes/year/peep (approx)

All peeps = 0.3 x 6.8 billion tonnes/year
          = 2.04 billion tonnes/year   (or 2.04 Gigatonnes, or 2,040,000,000 tonnes if you prefer)

 

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« Reply #8 on: 21/07/2010 23:25:52 »
All peeps = 0.3 x 6.8 billion tonnes/year
          = 2.04 billion tonnes/year
  

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Plants suck 123 billion tonnes of CO2 a year
http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/07/05/science-carbon-dioxide-plants-photosynthesis-respiration.html
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« Reply #9 on: 21/07/2010 23:31:26 »

Plants suck 123 billion tonnes of CO2 a year[/size]
http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/07/05/science-carbon-dioxide-plants-photosynthesis-respiration.html
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Just as well too, or we'd all be going a bit blue around the lips. :)
 

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