Casually Explained: The Carbon Scale

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  1. Seruliaf

    SeruliafDag siden

    This is chemistry and geography revision right?

  2. 4c1dr3fl3x

    4c1dr3fl3xDag siden

    The most environmentally conscious straw: Just using the GODDAMN face hole you were born with. I dunno what kind of straws Cavemen used to derive nourishment from _their_ Big Gulps before Bloomberg nuked them, but they must have been pretty Eco Friendly

  3. Nick F

    Nick FDag siden

    How do people come up with these numbers?

  4. TheGreatBritishFarm

    TheGreatBritishFarmDag siden

    No, carbon emissions in lithium batteried vehicles are much higher than convetionals due to how carbon intensive it is to get it.

  5. AetherXIIX

    AetherXIIXDag siden

    0:16 that was so unexpcted that I laughed a lot

  6. Potato:3

    Potato:3Dag siden

    i'm still wondering why the straw argument didn't just end when it started with "how about we use the basis of civilization itself, our opposable thumbs, to grab the fucking cup, and pour the liquid down our mouths. you know, drink like functional fucking human beings?" If my grandma with arthritis can manage drinking out of a cup, so can you. argument over, no ifs ands or buts, moving on.

  7. Andrew 安堵龍 Stewart

    Andrew 安堵龍 StewartDag siden

    I did not hear you say one intelligent thing about the role of CO2 in the environment, its role in healthy plant life on earth, its absorption into the oceans and the equilibrium with the deep ocean, its origins from massive outgassing of the inner earth 4 billion years ago, about how we are in a starvation era of CO2 for the biosphere. Your cute approach to thinking left out all the adult conversation. Lets learn to think again, like they used to.

  8. mckenzie ward

    mckenzie wardDag siden

    One of the best ways to reduce your personal CO2 emissions is to stop eating meat or eat less of it. But no one wants to talks about that. Anyways I wonder where a steak would have fit in on this scale?

  9. Oaf

    OafDag siden

    Bill gates new 500 million dollar yacht is great for the environment

  10. Dissonance Paradiddle

    Dissonance ParadiddleDag siden

    Climate change is a corporate issue not an individual problem. They messed up the environment in the first place they need to change the most to fix it.

  11. Nick Murphy

    Nick MurphyDag siden

    Freaking. Go. Nuclear

  12. Anirudh adiga

    Anirudh adiga2 dager siden

    The only thing about the cotton bag is that you can probably hold 2-3x more material in it than a plastic bag so you probably need to use it about 50 times to be worth not 150

  13. George Gitau

    George Gitau2 dager siden

    I can't tell if he joking or not 😂😂

  14. Wilfried Hornbach

    Wilfried Hornbach2 dager siden

    but muh murica

  15. Table man

    Table man2 dager siden

    Let's all ride on paper straws!

  16. mazzaker18

    mazzaker182 dager siden

    damn, guess i can be pretty happy about norways hydropower. but then again, the less i spend the more norway sells to other nations so they dont have to make as much dirty energy... fml i almost thought i could be happy about spending to much time on this thing :(

  17. Calisto Hüttich

    Calisto Hüttich2 dager siden

    I don't really think you can seriously talk about Co2 emissions without at least mentioning animal products Although it might be smart for Bill and Melinda Gates to leave that out because many people have yet to be convinced anything should be done at all

  18. Alex Czarnecki

    Alex Czarnecki2 dager siden

    He let out a lil giggle

  19. Steph Lewis

    Steph Lewis2 dager siden

    This video is sponsored by Belinda Gates

  20. Woah Dude

    Woah Dude2 dager siden

    I really really like your channel

  21. Jon Smith

    Jon Smith2 dager siden

    Either that map is very old or there's some weird ship going on wherever you got that map because China should be the brightest country on their

  22. Nazerlath

    Nazerlath2 dager siden

    A single rtx 2080ti costs more than my rent so having 2 of them and a sick ass rgb would he more than my entire house


    SUBATOMIC RAY2 dager siden

    looking everywhere for a solution when the solution is mass death; the coronavirus did more for the environment than the past decade of "international effort" combined.

  24. James Walker

    James Walker2 dager siden

    I wonder how many co2 emissions it took to make this video.

  25. Mitchell Becker

    Mitchell Becker2 dager siden

    I eliminated my carbon footprint completely by paralyzing myself from the waist down. Send me money, Bill.

  26. Ethan Kerns

    Ethan Kerns2 dager siden

    Even though you aren't using fossil fuels directly for the electric car those boys take TONS of electricity to charge and that is a lot of fossil fuels being burned to create that electricity.

  27. Agustín Pérez Burgos

    Agustín Pérez Burgos2 dager siden

    Once you start noticing the breathing, you can't unnotice it. Why i am like this

  28. ihavenoname

    ihavenoname2 dager siden

    Hmmm well maybe if we have a carbon tax on major companies maybe we would’ve have such a large carbon footprint

  29. Max Schubert

    Max Schubert2 dager siden

    Funny how I wasn't notified about this video

  30. Sothis

    Sothis3 dager siden

    Eat less meat or go vegetarian/vegan. Production of animal foods causes massive emissions of CO2.

  31. tony qiu

    tony qiu3 dager siden

    To the people who disliked this video, what made you decide to do it? (Just noticing the relatively high dislike ratio)

  32. Thewokeonebench100 Plug

    Thewokeonebench100 Plug3 dager siden


  33. AbomiYeti

    AbomiYeti3 dager siden

    Anyone who says paper straws are fine are mental

  34. Dalton K713

    Dalton K7133 dager siden

    I love you’re jokes you put into the video I geek out more than I should.

  35. Xshot196

    Xshot1963 dager siden

    You lost me on lasagna

  36. Lemon Zest

    Lemon Zest3 dager siden

    why not just make a long pasta noodle with a big hole in it

  37. Chef One

    Chef One3 dager siden

    so we not gonna talk about the fact he said "my children arent inheriting anything" and hes sponsored by bill gates?

  38. GonzziDFRD

    GonzziDFRD3 dager siden

    i like the video although i really don’t like how you compared the plastic bags with the paper bags only by their production CO2 emissions. the point of plastic was precisely that it was cheap and easy to manufacture, but its problem is that it isn’t environmentally friendly AT ALL when it comes to get rid of. plastic isn’t as reciclable nor as resuable as paper or woven bags.

  39. Stickman23pq

    Stickman23pq3 dager siden

    Eat your cereal

  40. Breathlless

    Breathlless3 dager siden

    The biggest thing you can do is actually just not have so many children.

  41. Lars von Trier

    Lars von Trier3 dager siden

    I feel like most of the people woke up too late for the environment game

  42. TheChickenNagget

    TheChickenNagget3 dager siden

    Why would i wan't merch from something that took 2 minutes to draw Plainrock124 - Vidcon 2019

  43. Scott Moseley

    Scott Moseley3 dager siden

    If only there were someone on NO-gos to casually explain 'meta' in broad terms

  44. Mehlam Tumsa

    Mehlam Tumsa3 dager siden

    Make a video about the illuminati.

  45. 50darknight

    50darknight2 dager siden

    Bill Gates wont let him

  46. Joao Leites

    Joao Leites3 dager siden

    Wasn't there a joke he made about wanting Bill Gates to sponsor him? Like, in some video, years ago?

  47. Michael

    Michael3 dager siden

    How about uber?

  48. Squart Kicks

    Squart Kicks4 dager siden

    3:16 ayyyy I live in Qatar 😂

  49. Marie Ji

    Marie Ji4 dager siden

    The more you know 🌈

  50. florian apunkt

    florian apunkt4 dager siden

    what if i told you, the plastic bag thing is not about CO2 but about waste?

  51. lefu

    lefu4 dager siden

    1:00 China is light pink. What exactly is this metric we're fuckin with here?

  52. Bloodren

    Bloodren4 dager siden

    Global warming: happening Yeah you still can't tell.

  53. Grob

    Grob4 dager siden

    Where the podcast episode at?

  54. Dumpy Plumpkin

    Dumpy Plumpkin4 dager siden

    Please stop existing

  55. sniperdragon707

    sniperdragon7074 dager siden

    thorium reactors. make it happen.

  56. Joey Roman

    Joey Roman4 dager siden

    Yeah but in my environment and sustainability class we covered the co2 emission of creating renewable energy... It would take a long time to eventually balance out

  57. the L word

    the L word4 dager siden

    Most educational video

  58. Eat your Cereal

    Eat your Cereal4 dager siden

    What if you Eat your cereal

  59. Sebastian Yarrick

    Sebastian Yarrick4 dager siden

    Should address this video to india and china.

  60. Whoamiacrazerson

    Whoamiacrazerson5 dager siden

    I just want to say, this is what plans are for. But, dont trust plants for all of this, because remember kudzu? It is a parasitic aisan plant that grows super fast on trees.

  61. David McConville

    David McConville5 dager siden

    My home's energy source is hydro... Time to build that super computer with an oven in it!