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Serious question: Has anyone of you ever seen a chart with, say, the last 1000 years on the X-axis, showing two separate lines:
1. The atmospheric CO2 concentration
2. the total number of humans that populated the earth that point of history?

I'd be very interested in seeing such a chart, I assume the two curves would look quite similar.

I find it somewhat strange that there is hardly ever any discussion that there might be some slight correlation between
- exponentially increasing human CO2 emissions
- exponentially increasing human population

Somehow, most people seem to believe that when it comes to CO2 emissions and climate change, we just need to change some minor things here, some minor things there, and everything would already be fine.