Narrator: Listen to part of a lecture in an environmental science class.
Professor: Now, over the next few weeks, we're gonna focus on carbon and its role in what's known as the "greenhouse effect".
Everyone knows what that it, right? But let's make sure anyway. Yes, Karlie?
Student: The greenhouse effect is when gases in Earth's atmosphere act like the glass in a greenhouse or a hothouse.
They trap in heart which warms up the earth.
Professor: Gases like?
Students: Uh, water vapor? Carbon dioxide?
Professor: Right. Carbon dioxide, we hear a lot about carbon these days, no?
Carbon emissions, carbon burning, leaving a carbon footprint.
So it'd be easy to assume that any form of carbon burning is necessarily a bad thing.
But the fact is: it's not quite that simple.
So we're gonna focus today on difference between good, bad and well, the, not so bad, the potentially okay carbon burning.
OK.Good carbon burning, well, we all have a personal stake in this because burning carbon is the ba