Tag Archives: Carbon dioxide

Watt about the CO2 residence time?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a recent post by Christopher Monckton called On CO2 residence times – the chicken or the egg. Ths post discusses the bombtest curve shown in the figure below. This curve shows the decay of … Continue reading

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Salby comment 1

Murry Salby has now completed his tour of Britain and there have been a few posts discussing his presentations. Some positive, others not. I’ll be quite honest and say that I think Salby’s ideas are scientifically incorrect and that it’s … Continue reading

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Watt about the 100:1?

I really thought that maybe Watts Up With That (WUWT) was keeping quiet about Topher Field’s 50-to-1 video project because they’d realised just how silly the actual calculation was. Oh, how wrong I was. There is now a new post … Continue reading

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Watt about a science-based rebuttal to global warming alarmism?

There’s a new post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) that claims to be a a science-based rebuttal to global warming alarmism (in fact, it is essentially a cut and paste from an article in the Washington Times). It’s by … Continue reading

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Watt about doing revolutionary science?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has new post called can the IPCC do revolutionary science? The post suggests that the But the SPM has been sidelined by momentous climate change events that occurred after its March cut-off date – and … Continue reading

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Watt about the Magellan telescope?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a recent post called new telescope brings the power of Hubble down to Earth. It’s really a press release from the University of Arizona about recent results using the new MagAO system on the … Continue reading

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Watt about the 95% certainty?

It has been suggested that the forthcoming IPCC AR5 report will claim that it is at least 95% percent likely that human activities – chiefly the burning of fossil fuels – are the main cause of warming since the 1950. … Continue reading

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Why should we be concerned?

There’s been quite a lot of discussion recently about representing global warming as equivalent to 4 Hiroshima bombs per second. Making Science Public had a recent post by Warren Pearce called more heat than light? Climate catastrophe and the Hiroshima … Continue reading

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Atmospheric CO2 lifetime

The Hockey Schtick appears to be excited about a new paper that finds that the lifetime of CO2 in atmosphere is only 5.4 years. This appears to actually be an abstract for a conference presentation, rather than an actual paper. … Continue reading

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Watt about CO2 levels?

Anthony Watts has a new post at Watts Up With That (WUWT) called an illustration that CO2 won’t roast the Earth in a runaway tipping point. He shows the following figure which illustrates atmospheric CO2 concentrations in previous geological time … Continue reading

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