Tag Archives: population

Steven W. Running On Empty

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Let me start by getting the jargon out of the way. The “NPP” is the “net primary productivity”. It is how many total tonnes of new plant matter are produced around the globe each year … Continue reading

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Another meme bites the dust – jellyfish and global warming

WUWT readers may recall seeing news stories like this one: From the CSIC, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas , it seems like we are just noticing these things more. They find no “conclusive evidences” that point to global increase in … Continue reading

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3% of Earth’s landmass is now urbanized

This study, from 2005, is not one I’ve covered here before, but I thought it was relevant to have a look at as a logical followup to the recent announcement from NASA at AGU that satellites have identified strong UHI … Continue reading

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Population Bomb: new study discusses population impacts upon global warming emissions

A new study in PNAS by O’Neill et al. (2010) describe “population shifts” as having a substantial influence upon greenhouse gas emissions.  From the abstract of Global demographic trends and future carbon emission: Substantial changes in population size, age structure, … Continue reading

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