Casually Explained: The Carbon Scale

Avaldati 10 veebr 2020
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  • you forgot about farting

  • Eat plant based. It's the single most effective thing you can do for the planet.

  • (Laughs in New Zealand)

  • dayum im feeling pretty good cause my country gets like 80%of the Energy from W a t e r

  • FÜKk bill and Melinda gates

  • Isn't bill gates some south african guy or something?

  • Do you think he didn’t end the video sarcastically because he was getting paid by a billionaire?

  • Can someone please explain why using your computer produces CO2? Does that happen when producing the electricity needed for the computer?

  • I live in Kenya 80%of our energy is hydro and geo thermal 4% is solar 10% is wind and 1% is oil witch is good but we do have a lot of plastic waste in the slums

  • I wish this video would have included beef and corporations.

  • So basically just: -Turn off the lights if it is not needed -Always recycle items from water bottles to card board BUT not glass -Unplug or turn off electric appliances if not in use and think twice about polluting the environment unless you are a billionaire apart of a company that uses its business for the greater good of society Am I at least allowed to breath while still watching EEclone videos? Please let me know ASAP before I pass out from fbgr ,; ml,grh,.;

  • electric cars that use electricity that is produced by burning coal are very very helpful if you want to reduce the CO2 emissions..... Just believe it

  • What about CO2 emissions due to energy creation sources and the emissions related to setting them up? Ex: coal power plant and solar power plant

  • I mean the laptop is the most logical as they are expensive as f and no one is going to buy another one unless they really need it like if theirs is old or broken and stuff

  • Ah so sick gaming computers should be destroyed wait no-

  • 1. Give your sources of all these numbers. Without saying what is and isn't included in these numbers, they are useless 2. Not considering the cost for production, using a light bulb or computer is theoretically free as they warm your house or appartement and you save on ridiculous straight hearing energy. Putting energy straight into heat is just dumb. So did you account for that win? You never mention it. You also do not mention how the electricity is produced: coal, sun or wind? In other words, you could have made the video useful instead of useless...

  • nice my inability to drive is actually good for the environment 😎 suck it haters I don’t need my license

  • Try to stop and listen to how many times he takes a breath

  • Ah yes, Bill Gates, that guy that totally gives a shit about carbon emissions and isn't just trying to make himself look good

  • Well this was disappointing

  • wasn't bill gates part of something bad? (just a question)

  • Or you could be vegan.

  • Great so all I need is a solar power setup and a tesla. How ignorant of me to not just get some from the thrift shop around the corner! Some of us don't make BILLions!

  • I find paper straws are even worse cuase it means less trees and thus less co2 which can be transfered for o2

  • oh god, he foretold the KFConsole

  • Why does Bill & Melinda Gates sponsoring this scare me so much? Woah! My tinfoil hat just fell off, nevermind, safe again.

  • Lmao 6.9k comments

  • What if you just reused the plastic bag?

  • Can't I just buy Carbon offsets to equalize the Carbon I am off putting? Going to the Home Depot and buying a spruce seems easier than losing my top cheer on my fav twitch e-girl

  • Are you just being a smart ass because bill and Melindas letter was probably just a bunch of garbage so you decided to have fun with it?

  • Wait what? How is China lower in co2 emissions than the US or Australia. Doesn't China produce most of the world's electronic products?

  • I feel like this is honestly a great video because more people should know about this

  • If you think using a cotton bag 150 times for groceries is unmanageable in a lifetime, you just accidentally admitted to never having done groceries yourself

  • Why would using electricity cause CO2 emission unless your country is using thermonuclear plants? Casually explain to me. EDIT: You explained at 5:30. Thanks.

  • 03:55 is it tho? Original tesla charge for 1h = 85kWh. 1 - 100watt lighbulb for 24h = 1kg carbon from this video. So that is 35.4 kg per tesla charge which is like ~200miles. And on averagre diesel / petrol cars do 39kg for that milage. edit- also ovens average 2-3kwh so there is no fucking way that using one for 2 hours makes 20kg. Even a 5kwh oven will emit like 4kg carbon . All math is based on the lightbulb info from this video

  • If we all get houseplants our light and heat is going to more life

  • Thanksgiving is a problem. 😂

  • America: Double the co2 than in the EU also the comments : Nobody speaks about USA carbon footprint

  • 2:00 bold of you to assume that you will have children

  • Norway be like: water

  • electric vehicles is not the way forward. there isn't enough lithium in the world for most Americans to have an electric car, Instead we should be focusing on hydrogen powered cars.

    • You don't and can't know how much lithium there is. Also batteries aren't strictly lithium dependant.

  • Globally, livestock alone produce ~7100000000000kg or 7.1 gigatonnes (I'm not joking, that's the given measurement unit) of CO2 annually. So really, there's not much any of us can do that will make a significant impact.

  • ur pencil looks kinda sus

  • BTW guys, a tesla's both lifetime and driving co2 is less than that of a ICE car. A few facts I took from a persuasive essay i wrote on EVs: -A typical passenger vehicle emits about 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year -a mature tree only absorbs about 48 pounds of CO2 per year (21.77kg) -electric vehicles produce 44-56% less greenhouse gas than conventional cars. -including the manufacturing of the battery pack, it still released 31-46% less greenhouse gasses. -only 15% of gasoline is turned into power that the car uses to move or power accessories (this isn't even including that we can't harvest all the energy in gas - only the loss i the car's friction etc itself) -diesel is about 20%, hybrids 30-35%, all electric 80% (again, only inside the car's operations) efficient -between grid and wheels, EVs about 59-62% and ICE are about 17-21%. Not a big surprise - electric motors are about 85-90% efficient by themselves I go on to talk about non-enviornmental reasons to get an EV

    • Those numbers seem off, the main point is that climate has always been changing and there is no actual reason to try and stop that other than the globalised government to assimilate more power.

  • i thought the gates foudation sponsoring was a troll tbh ... : /

  • How about nuclear cargo ships?

  • 0:26 “oh man these paper straws suck compared to the plastic ones” me: well how were you even using those plastic straws if they don’t suck?

  • NULCEAR! NULCEAR! LETS GO AND BUILD SOME FUCKING NUCLEAR PLANTS AND FIX EVERYTHING!!!!!

  • Wait. Just noticed that you said paper straw production is more carbon efficient than plastic? That’s simply not true. While better from a biodegradable standpoint, paper straws produce up to five times as much CO2 to produce. Where did you get that information from?

    • Where did you get yours?

  • Yeah, but how much CO2 does my poo produce?

  • I’m impressed. This far more informative than I expected

  • Nuclear nuclear nuclear. The new generation stuff is way better and if you think you’re going to power all the incoming electric cars with wind you’re dumb

  • I use metal straws, hopping I'm actually saving the environment

  • Y'know, I watch your videos for interesting content and a few laughs, but this one actually made me cry. As a teen with anxiety, climate change really scares me and sometimes makes me feel hopeless about the future. But the sheer casualness and calmness in this video made me feel like it's not hopeless, it's not impossible. There Are solutions and it's going to be okay. So thank you! Now.. *casually* You never saw this. :)

  • This video made me really sad

  • You didn't factor in the CO2 émission of building windmills and solar panels

    • Yeah, that's why I think Nuclear is a better option. Takes way less space and makes way more energy.

  • But paper cuts down trees and cutting down trees hurts the environment.

  • Loads of great examples out there (the developed European and Asian countries). The first step you need to take is to cast aside your North American arrogance

    • What examples?

  • Co2's are the problem period, we are all doomed if we do not do anything about it soon. Everyone needs to help with this, including all states and countries. What we need to do is lower the speed limits on every road- roads through out the world. No one should be able to travel over 45 mph , think of all the emission's that will not be emitted, and the fuel saved. Plus the lives save ect. ect, ect. win win situation.

    • @Stuart Macaulay that does not make any sense.

    • @scotsrfun scotsrfun Yes, I drive a fiesta and my MPG is best at the 60mph range. Some cars do better in rural areas and some do better in urban. Yes you may use less fuel going slower but it takes you much longer to reach the destination and end up producing more overall.

    • @Beep Bop Your trying to tell me, that you get better gas mileage the faster you go? LoL

    • How would that reduce emissions? People would just go slower for a longer amount of time. That'll just slow industry down and probably emit more carbon.

  • Yes, I live in a second/third world country and we have free healthcare.

  • 2:07 the real joke is he isn't gonna have kids to inherit the tote bags

    • *cries in lower than replacement birth rates*

  • don't plants need carbon to grow tho?

    • @Beep Bop carbon dioxide levels now is around 400 ppm, in the Jurassic age it was between 1,200 ppm to 2,500 ppm, and the earth was much greener and healthier i don't believe that carbon is the real factor it's just used as a political\economical move, also electric cars emit more carbon than gas that's why I love them, even more, lol www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/international-issues/electric-vehicles-in-germany-emit-more-carbon-dioxide-than-diesel-vehicles/#:~:text=A%20study%20by%20the%20IFO,dioxide%20than%20their%20diesel%20counterparts.&text=The%20researchers%20compared%20the%20carbon,Mercedes%20C220d%20sedan%20(diesel).

    • The plants have PLENTY of carbon, they don't need our help.

  • "... playing minecraft for sixteen hours" i like how he still left eight hours for sleeping.

  • This whole thing sounded so optimistic... then they rest of 2020 happened and kicked everyone in the Mommy Daddy Button.

  • My electricity comes from hydro, so to make up for that, I burn my cars tires after every use. Just trying to do my part.

  • Fortunate to live in an area that gets its electricity from hydro power. The local river makes my laptop go bzzzz

  • I’m pro climate change

  • Bro wtf is a 100W lightbulb is that just a North American thing?

  • Lmao look at China on that map. Totally true. China is soooooo clean

  • Everyone remember that the “personal responsibility” of helping the environment was invented by the oil and gas industry to shuffle the blame off of them.

    • Same thing with plastics companies promoting recycling. Makes it our fault that they crank out plastic when many of us would be happy with glass, metal, etc

    • Lmao yeah you are completly not responsible for your own consumer choices, ebil industry(that certeinly doesnt exist because you pay them) did all of this

    • @Q toelke I'd go as far as to say 90%, of all the problems of human history could draw its roots back to Big Oil

    • @Platypus Person yeah I don’t intend to dismiss that you just can’t forget to keep the focus on big oil

    • Yep. I mean to some degree our consumption creates the market for some stuff that we're using in excess. The example most relevant to me is meat, since the average American consumes a lot more meat than necessary. But yeah, the core to the problems is our political commitment to these environmentally destructive industrial scale practices, where no particular individual is to blame, but if we don't do shit and just let it keep happening, we're gonna be in a deep, deep hole.

  • It's also important not to get completely hung up on minimizing a single aspect of your life and then call it a day and ignore all the others. E.g. be vegan diet but then fly on holiday every year, or never fly but drive an SUV 100km a day. If you are not strictly vegan, but reduce animal products heavily, not strictly car-free, but only drive when it is necessary, and not strictly non-flying, but only fly rarely and when there is really no other option, the effect will likely be much greater than when you optimize one of these aspects to an extreme, but totally neglect the others. If the latter will even have a positive effect at all, I see way too many vegans who fly around the world all year or flight-shamers who downright fetishize large diesel cars who probably all produce above-average emissions on the whole precisely because they feel so smug about having eliminated one emissions source from their lives that they forget about the others. It's not the 1 kg of CO2 for the one slice of chicken that's enough to not be called a vegetarian that will cost us our planet, nor the 1kg of CO2 you get from driving your sick child to the doctor while it's cold outside. But it is the sum of all the things we do that is the measure we need to minimize. Try to calculate the emissions produced by everything you do and check what is actually contributing how much. The crucial number here is 40t. That is the amount of CO2 each person on earth can emit, from this point onwards, in their entire life, in order to still stay within the 66% confidence budget for staying beloy 1.5° of warming. That is a tough nut to crack, but it is doable, or at least it would be if people really had the will to do it.

  • The oil companies didn't like that...

  • The problem with plastic straws has never been about CO2... that's completely missing the point. It's about plastic not breaking down in the environment.

  • CO2 makes nothing in climate change, it's methane and, above everything else, water vapor that are the real culprits

  • bruh here where i live this would be devided by 95 percent as it almost all renuables

  • 2:09 *ur not gonna have children

  • its not the indavidual that neads to be consus its the large corparashons

  • I’m filtering by new to find those “Bill Gates invented corona” nutcases but so far I haven’t found anything. Good job, EEclone comment section.

  • This video has inspired me to not do anything at all to reduce my carbon footprint. Any action I take would alter my life for the worse, and ultimately serve no purpose. Thank you for the numerical comparisons. Math will light the way.

    • Always look on the bright side of life 🎶

  • to koalas, from jamie

  • Know what I avoid getting to limit my carbon footprint? Babies.

    • "Hey! YOU! What the fuck do you think you're doing, having a baby! Don't you know those little shits BREATHE??? They breath in OXYGEN, and then the breathe out CARBON DIOXIDE!" *yeets baby into river*

  • Guess Bill and Melinda Gates didn't want you talking about how companies produce literal billions of tons of CO2 emissions, huh? Wouldn't want people to realize who the real threat is, instead drive an electric car! Pay no attention to the oil conglomerates behind the curtain, smh.

  • Forgive me for not believing that the US produce more CO2 than China, a country blanketed in smog 🤔

  • Renewables are trash, nuclear is the way, and the blame for pollution should be largely on corporations (especially ones in China & India, as they do not follow almost any environmental regulations). Shifting blame onto individuals is a psyop.

  • Only thing that was missed in this video was the "CO2" emissions from producing the electricity for the Tesla at the coal power plant. Also the "CO2" emissions from manufacturing those "renewable" energy sources.

    • He actually does address this pretty clearly tho...

  • Shilling for Gates with humour and style. Well played.

  • _la la_

  • Don't think anybody was trying to address carbon emissions with straw choices, more like pollution but ok...

  • : honestly the part im looking forward to is being on my death bed and- um.. in general"

  • just sip out of the cup

  • never understood why people wouldnt just use pasta as straws instead of all those other alternatives

    • I thought so too until I tried using those spiral ones as crazy straw. Would not recommend.

  • In other words, you as an individual can do next to nothing compared to the massive influence our politicians and companies _could_ have if they actually decided to do something. This is why the whole "do your part and be an informed consumer" line of thinking is so deceitful. It puts the onus of responsibility for climate change on individual consumers, when those who are really responsible and could actually make a difference are large corporations and government policymakers.

  • Lmao just build more nuclear power facilities.

    • THORIUM FOR DAYS!

  • limit consumption. most important thing you can do yourself

  • This guys art style us like a lower level BrewStew, still good tho.

  • i game with 0 gramms of co2 because i have solar power. boom suck it losers

  • A sick gaming rig is basic human rights first signed in the Geneva convention

  • Irony being that Microsoft is one of the biggest polluters on the planet due to the amount of servers they have.

  • To really help with climate change and the environment in general, in order of increasing importance and decreasing social acceptance: 1. Don't have kids 2. Commit suicide 3. Kill other people first

  • I got Glass straws yall are loosers