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Explain again why we should panic? Study: ‘No quick fix for global warming’

From ETH Zurich No quick fix for global warming When fossil fuels are burned, other climate-forcing gases are produced in addition to long-lasting carbon dioxide. Diesel combustion in vehicles or coal in power plants creates soot particles, which also contribute to global warming, albeit only briefly as they disappear quickly from the atmosphere. Short-lived climate…

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If you want to play the all-weather-is-influenced-by-global-warming game, you are going to lose

Chip Knappenberger writes: Should We Credit Global Warming When Disasters Don’t Happen? Every time there is some sort of weather disaster somewhere, someone blames it on human-caused global warming. Maybe not directly, but the implication is clear. “While we can’t link individual events to global warming, the increase of this type of event is consistent…

SNAP: ‘Data says global cooling, physical model says it has to be warming’

A global temperature conundrum: Cooling or warming climate? From the University of Wisconsin-Madison MADISON, Wis. — When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently requested a figure for its annual report, to show global temperature trends over the last 10,000 years, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Zhengyu Liu knew that was going to be a problem.…