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350: The Most Important Number on Earth

Some 60 Santa Clara University students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered on campus Oct. 24 for an international day of climate action. They formed a gigantic ring, dancing in circles in Mission Gardens. This event, sponsored by 350.org, was among the more than 5,200 taking place in 181 countries, calling for recognition that the world needs to roll back carbon in the atmosphere to 350 ppm (parts per million). This number is considered a safe level for carbon emissions in our atmosphere to allow life on Earth to continue as we know it. Read more.

Watch a slideshow of the event.

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