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GOAL CONSUMPTION AFFECTING CLIMATE.

The furnaces of the world are now burning about 2,000,000,000 tons of coal a year. When this is. burned, uniting with oxygen, it adds about 7,000,000,000 tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere yearly. This tends to make the air a more effective blanket for the earth and to raise its temperature. The effect may be considerable in a few centuries.

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GOAL CONSUMPTION AFFECTING CLIMATE., Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette, 14 August 1912

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GOAL CONSUMPTION AFFECTING CLIMATE. Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette, 14 August 1912

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