what does 350 mean?
350 parts per million is what many scientists, climate experts, and progressive national governments are now saying is the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere.
What does PPM mean?
Parts per million is simply a ratio that measures one type of molecule (CO2) to all the other molecules in the air.
What is divestment?
Divestment is the opposite of an investment – it simply means getting rid of stocks, bonds or investment funds that do not agree with your way of life.
What is a carbon footprint?
The total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly and indirectly support human activities, usually expressed in equivalent tons of carbon dioxide (CO2).
How did 350 begin?
In 2008, author Bill McKibben and a group of university students who saw climate change as the most important issue facing humanity began organizing days of action to fight climate change. Governments around the world, especially in North America, were reluctant to catch on.