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There are different levels of service. In itself planting a tree is very easy and cheap, of the 3 billion trees in the UK, most drop thousands of seeds each year and some germinate all by themselves for free. On the other hand, planting seedlings can be done mechanically using a Damcon PL10 with four row attachment, you can plant 20,000 in a day, costing ...


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Any time you want to give money to a charity, you should do some basic research on how the charity spends donated money. Some charities spend over 90% of donated funds on charitable works, with minimal overhead, others spend a lot of money on salaries and perks for executives, and some spend a lot of money on lobbying politicians or educating the public to ...


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The Short Answer Burning 1 kg of wood releases 1.6 kg of CO2. (source: EPA) I'm not sure how big your 2-3 logs are, so I'll just say that 5 kg wood is probably enough to make a reasonable outdoor fire for one evening of entertainment. That would emit 8 kg CO2, or 17.6 lbs in one evening. For comparison, the global average of CO2 emissions per capita (per-...


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The short answer is no, not anywhere close to 200ppm and not appreciably lower than ambient conditions. The modern standard for buildings is a full air change every three hours. This means your houseplants would need to achieve your target level on a full house volume of air every three hours. There is no practical arrangement which will achieve this. ...


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"Obviously, it would be most ecologic to leave the coal where it is. But since this does not happen..." Actually, there are some who would like to buy the coal in the ground and leave it there as part of an environmentalist strategy, as explained in the 2014 paper "Buy Coal! A Case for Supply-Side Environmental Policy" by Bård Harstad. ...


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A while ago I worked out that a $100/T carbon tax translates to about 6 c /liter (about 25c/gallon) This probably won't push people to drive much less or to buy smaller cars. However EV's are increasingly a better deal in terms of TCO, mostly because electricity is sold at low prices due to both subsidies and external costs. A tonne of coal is about 2460 ...


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My question is, what good ways are there store/sink coal? Just sinking large quantities of coal in the oceans is probably be a bad idea, and can have disastrous side effects. So what is known in this direction? You are correct, buying coal and trying to sink it into oceans is a bad idea. Your other idea, to leave coal in the ground as nature created it, ...


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