Three stubborn facts suggest that carbon is suffering a grave miscarriage of justice.
Firstly, despite all the bleating about humans causing “carbon pollution,” man’s use of carbon fuels has never managed to create even a single atom of carbon – all he has ever done is move a tiny bit of the Earth’s huge store of it around.
Secondly, carbon dioxide gas, the beneficial plant food, is generated whenever carbon fuels and foods are consumed. Despite the “global warming” propaganda, carbon dioxide has zero ability to heat anything. The most it has ever done is to scatter a bit of the radiation energy coming from the sun or from the Earth’s warmed surface. This makes Earth more livable by moderating the daily temperature extremes.
Thirdly, carbon dioxide is always released from the vast oceans when natural global warming occurs. Blaming increased carbon dioxide for global warming is like blaming wet roads for rain.