Watching CO2 for the last 12 years by hemisphere

I’ve been doing some more than usual research as of late to answer for myself a specific question about CO2 respiration and the amount of man-made CO2 that is reatined versus naturally generated CO2. In doing so I’ve been in some discussion with some people I share an email list with. One of them pointed…

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New Cycle 24 spot formed today

Sol has been without a cycle 24 spot since January 13th. Today the spotless streak was broken with this high latitude and correct polarity spot. The current sunspot number is now at 12 according to SWPC. The SOHO Magnetogram image below shows how the North-South polarity is oriented:

Nested comments turned off

Well, it was a nice experiment, but I learned that the nested comments feature caused more trouble than it solved. I was having trouble myself following some discussions, and if I’m having trouble, many other are as well. Another issue was mobile browsers, I had no idea how many people read WUWT on Iphones and…

Bad week for hardware: Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite burns up

Satellite to Study Global-Warming Gases Lost in Space By Alex Morales, Bloomberg News Feb. 24 (Bloomberg) — A satellite launched from California failed to reach orbit today, crashing into the sea near Antarctica and dooming a $273 million mission to study global-warming gases. “The mission is lost,” National Aeronautics and Space Administration spokesman Steve Cole…