Carbon? Huh? What Ever Happened To Carbon Dioxide?

Carbon? Huh? What Ever Happened To Carbon Dioxide?
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In an opinion piece I wrote for the Club Of Pioneers I wonder why the word carbon is replacing 'carbon dioxide' and the greenhouse gases as the bad guy in environmentalism.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 1 february 2007

In an opinion piece I wrote for the Club Of Pioneers I wonder why the word carbon is replacing ‘carbon dioxide’ and the greenhouse gases as the bad guy in environmentalism. Excerpt:

Something odd is happening in the eco-lexicon and I’m not too sure I like it too much. Carbon Dioxide is being replaced by the word Carbon in messaging and I’m not too sure I’m that happy about using a simpler phrase that’s scientifically incorrect.

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