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How to Talk to an Ostrich: "Who says CO2 heats things up?"

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Published on May 9, 2012

Some seem to think that the heat-trapping properties of carbon dioxide are exaggerated or are just a scientific phenomenon. But after World War 2 it was the US Air Force that studied CO2 most carefully: it's heat-trapping properties could interfere with heat-seeking missiles. As the video says, "the atmosphere doesn't care whether you study it for warring, or warming. Adding CO2 turns up the planet's thermostat."

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