soil

Place your petabetts now

Josh writes: I had a request from Richard Betts to do a cartoon on this paper in Nature about soil CO2 emissions. The abstract says soil emits “60 petagrams of carbon per year to the atmosphere as carbon dioxide”. It made me wonder why they talked about ‘carbon’ and not ‘carbon dioxide’ – after all, carbon is not a…

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Friday Funny: Full text of IPeCaC’s 2020 report leaked!

WUWT exclusive | Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The shock full text of IPeCaC’s Sixth Assessment Report (2020), the last of an undistinguished series of leaden, multi-thousand-page rent-seekers’ manifestoes, has been leaked. It can now be revealed exclusively to an eagerly sleeping world. The Lord Monckton Foundation’s zit-faced, Coke-gurgling, coke-sniffing, donut-guzzling teenage hackers, TweedleDumb and TweedleDumber,…