Catherine, Princess of Wales

Written By: - Date published: 9:56 am, March 13th, 2024 - 18 comments
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Catherine, Princess of Wales and family circa 2024

1.5-2°C policies could see lifestyle/health/job-security/affordability improvements for most, but only thro’ a massive shift of labour/resources from furnishing the relative luxuries of us fortunate few to decarbonising energy/infrastructure.

Kevin Anderson – Professor of energy & climate change

What was the CO2 when you were born?

18 comments on “Catherine, Princess of Wales ”

  1. William 1

    That CO2 calculator only allows birth dates back to 1958!!

    For those of us older than that, use this one.

    For me it was 311.9 ppm.

  2. Rose 2

    The photo doesn’t seem to make sense in the context of the post??

    • weka 2.1

      ppm is the measure of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Earth was safe at 350. The ppms above each person is when they were born.

      • William 2.1.1

        I don't take much interest in the royals, but the ppm figures shown don't seem correct. Supposing the short fella on the left is the youngest, surely his ppm should be greater than for his taller sister, not less as is shown. Also, the figure for the boy at the back should surely be much closer to his sister's then his mother's, not equally spaced between them.

        Being a pedant I went to wikipedia and then to the CO2 calculator.

        The figures should be:

        mum 341 ppm

        eldest son 398 ppm

        daughter 404 ppm

        youngest son 410 ppm

  3. Drowsy M. Kram 3

    Chilling (bleak) for those raising children, in addition to more immediate challenges.

  4. Jilly Bee 4

    310.1 for me.

  5. thinker 5
    • When Neil Armstrong landed on moon the atmospheric CO2 was 325.88 PPM, it has changed by 28.59% since then.

    We assume that refers to CO2 on earth, not the moon.

    My own was 319

  6. We can't afford the rich.

    The Royal Family's combined carbon footprint tallies up to a massive 3,810 tonnes a year. To put this into perspective, the average Brit has an annual carbon footprint of just 10 tonnes.

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