Climate Science in a Nutshell: Where Does Carbon Dioxide Come From?

This short video discusses where carbon dioxide, the gas that is mainly responsible for warming up our planet and changing the climate, comes from. It discusses how the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide comes directly from the burning of fossil fuels and indirectly from the human need for energy.

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Planet Nutshell
Utah Education Network

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This video provides a short overview of sources of atmospheric carbon dioxide. It needs to be supplemented by more thorough materials and activities.

Best used in conjunction with the other 10 short videos in the series.