Warriors 1st Grader
- Sep 1, 2015
The Law of Conservation of Mass (Antoine Lavoisier) states that matter cannot be created nor destroyed, just transformed.Who knew that three hundred million year old forests would come back to kill us in the form of death by fossil fuels.
Carbon is the key word and for millions of years it has been stored in plants or fossils.
Combust carbon with oxygen and you get carbon dioxide which floats as a gas into the atmosphere.
The only way to get it back down is through plants which absorb it during photosynthesis and release the oxygen back into the air.
Some might rubbish Maori science, but the early Maori used to say a prayer before they cut down a tree.
... but WTF did they know...eh?
Just saying like