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Why Legislate When You Can Regulate?!
The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and welfare. It is the first step to regulating pollution linked to climate change.
The EPA also will say tailpipe emissions from motor vehicles contribute to climate change. The action was prompted by a Supreme Court ruling that greenhouse gases must be regulated if found to be a human health danger.
Originally posted by PammyK
Well my friends, when a human exhales in the act of BREATHING......we omit co2! What will they do about that? Maybe we will all have to hold our breath so many times a day and then exhale into so kind of device. The culprits is too many humans on the planet!!!!!!!! That's really not to far fetched, is it? People live longer these days.
[edit on 4/17/2009 by PammyK]
CO2: A colorless, odorless, tasteless gas, formula CO2, about 1.5 times as heavy as air. Under normal conditions, it is stable, inert, and NONTOXIC.
The decay (slow oxidation) of ALL organic materials produces CO2.
In the respiratory action (breathing) of all animals and humans, CO2 is exhaled.
Originally posted by jibeho
This should have a large impact on Dairy Farmers, Cattle Ranchers and Taco Bell? Methane kills!! Once they figure out a way to tax and regulate it, all will be well once again.
Rainforest Often described as the Earth’s lungs, only in reverse, the tropical rainforests, take in vast quantities of carbon dioxide (a poisonous gas which mammals exhale) and through the process of photosynthesis, converts it into clean, breathable air. In fact, the tropical rainforests are the single greatest terrestrial source of air that we breathe.