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This seems to be the latest marketing buzzword to also help the environment. If you fill up with premium unleaded petrol or diesel a lot of fuel stations are vowing to plant trees to help reduce carbon emissions. Is this possible?

 

Amazon has said they are aiming to be carbon neutral by I think 2040. Microsoft have said they are aiming to be carbon negative by 2050, meaning they remove more carbon than they produce. Is this even possible? How can you remove carbon from the environment?

 

Is this marketing gibberish or are they really going to help the environment by achieving these things?

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It's carbon dioxide which is a greenhouse gas

If you plant trees, for example, they use carbon dioxide to grow and so remove it from the atmosphere.

A worse greenhouse gas is methane

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30 minutes ago, mattyq said:

It's carbon dioxide which is a greenhouse gas

If you plant trees, for example, they use carbon dioxide to grow and so remove it from the atmosphere.

A worse greenhouse gas is methane

So do we need to stop farting and shitting? 

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1 hour ago, Shooter in the Motor said:

So do we need to stop farting and shitting? 

Cows are a really big problem

4 stomachs lots of gas

one of the reasons why Beef is so carbon intensive

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4 hours ago, arthur friedenreich said:

Start eating kangaroo, leaner and better for the environment.

Yeah I tried, but I found it very tricky to barbie IMO. Take your eyes off it and it goes chewy and inedible.

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1 hour ago, viRdjil said:

Yeah I tried, but I found it very tricky to barbie IMO. Take your eyes off it and it goes chewy and inedible.

Low and slow mate, you using a barbecue or an outside gas cooker?

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33 minutes ago, arthur friedenreich said:

Low and slow mate, you using a barbecue or an outside gas cooker?

Small Weber-Q

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13 hours ago, Shooter in the Motor said:

This seems to be the latest marketing buzzword to also help the environment. If you fill up with premium unleaded petrol or diesel a lot of fuel stations are vowing to plant trees to help reduce carbon emissions. Is this possible?

 

Amazon has said they are aiming to be carbon neutral by I think 2040. Microsoft have said they are aiming to be carbon negative by 2050, meaning they remove more carbon than they produce. Is this even possible? How can you remove carbon from the environment?

 

Is this marketing gibberish or are they really going to help the environment by achieving these things?

You can't remove it from the environment, but you can plant trees and other plants, which take carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - and you can stop using so many fossil fuels, so you're releasing less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. 

 

If they - and all companies and governments - did enough of these things, there might (only "might") - be a chance of preventing a total, global calamity; but I suspect it's just greenwashing, marketing bullshit. The kind of action that is needed would mean the end of capitalism as we know it, but most of the major polluting countries are led by twats committed to the most damaging forms of capitalism. 

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2 hours ago, arthur friedenreich said:

an outside gas cooker then, get a proper barbecue - they use charcoal and wood, create a real barbecue flavour.

Too labour intensive.

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1 minute ago, viRdjil said:

Too labour intensive.

yer big fanny, that's what barbecue is about, yer don't do it every night, but when you do it, you do it properly. 

Bit like sex as an auld cunt.

which reminds me, when will i learn shagging in the bath is shite.

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On 17/01/2020 at 08:46, viRdjil said:

Too labour intensive.

I've got a Weber and use it often, all year round. There are many benefits to a gas BBQ. I would happily also have a charcoal one but for some insane reason the wife won't let us have two barbecues. 

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2 minutes ago, johnsusername said:

I've got a Weber and use it often, all year round. There are many benefits to a gas BBQ. I would happily also have a charcoal one but for some insane reason the wife won't let us have two barbecues. 

Imagine the scenes if Ron Swanson read this. Imagine. 

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