Disasters & Extreme Weather

Published on December 29th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

"Humans Don't Create as Much CO2 as Volcanoes" is Totally Wrong [VIDEOS]

A common claim of climate change disinformers is that humans don’t release a significant amount of CO2. Bringing that absurdity to another level, you may even see claims out there that volcanoes release more CO2 than humans. Way wrong.

“Human activities release more than 130 times the amount of CO2 emitted by volcanoes — the equivalent of more than 8,000 additional volcanoes like Kilauea.”

Learn more in the video above.

And for a number of additional climate science myth debunkings, check out another good video by the talented Peter Sinclair:

Photo Credit: Storm Crypt

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009.

Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he’s the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity.

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