CO2, Soot, Modeling and Climate Sensitivity

Warming Caused by Soot, Not CO2 From the Resilient Earth Submitted by Doug L. Hoffman on Wed, 07/15/2009 – 13:19 A new paper in Science reports that a careful study of satellite data show the assumed cooling effect of aerosols in the atmosphere to be significantly less than previously estimated. Unfortunately, the assumed greater cooling…

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Spy Sat Images of Arctic ice declassified

From the “pictures actually do matter” department…NSIDC’s Mark Serreze is thrilled to get them from Science News Hundreds of high-resolution satellite photos of the Arctic sea ice taken during the past 10 years should be immediately declassified and released to the scientific research community, the National Research Council reported on July 15. Shortly after, the…