EPA document supports ~3% of atmospheric carbon dioxide is attributable to human sources

NOTE: this post has an error, see update below. – Anthony From a Wry Heat reprinted with permission of Jonathan DuHamel A new post on The Hockey Schtick reviews a new paper “that finds only about 3.75% [15 ppm] of the CO2 in the lower atmosphere is man-made from the burning of fossil fuels, and…

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The Tyranny of Tautology

A response to A conversation with Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. Guest essay by Scott Bennett Willis Eschenbach described the Kaya Identity as being “trivially true”, his opinion is uncontested by Dr Pielke Jr., whose only retort in its defence was, ‘the math is simple’. The Kaya is a simple Identity, used as a tautological instrument.…

OCO: I can see your house emitting CO2 from here

From NASA JPL and the department of future CO2 emissions ticketing: OCO-2 Data to Lead Scientists Forward into the Past NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, which launched on July 2, will soon be providing about 100,000 high-quality measurements each day of carbon dioxide concentrations from around the globe. Atmospheric scientists are excited about that. But to…

What an Engineer Finds Extraordinary about Climate

Guest essay by Ronald D Voisin For quite some time we have known that atmospheric CO2 lags Earthly temperature in both directions. This fact has been repeatedly and internationally validated at both ends of the Earth. It is, frankly and simply, a known fact. But here is the rub. Very few ever speak to why…

Curbing CO2 is futile, according to study

Global climate deal won’t stop dangerous warming – study Source: Reuters – Wed, 9 Jul 2014 15:24 GMT LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) – Even if governments strike a pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions next year, they will still exceed levels thought necessary to stand a chance of preventing dangerous global warming, a study by…