Adults are often confused when they hear the word “carbon” being used in reference to climate change. Not knowing what “carbon” means makes it difficult to answer children’s questions about what is happening to our planet.
This excerpt from the free Ebook: Generation Carbon: A Carbon Almanac for Kids clearly explains–in kid friendly language–what carbon is and how it relates to climate change.
Don't be confused:
People often use the word "carbon" to mean "all heat-trapping or greenhouse gases including:
- Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
- Methane (CH4)
- Nitrous Oxide (N2O)
- Fluorinated gases
- Water vapor
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