Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-10-05 (October 5, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: The future is certain, only the past is unpredictable. Polish saying from Soviet times [H/t Tom Quirk] ################################################### Number of the Week: 30 ################################################### NIPCC Co-Editors Fred Singer and Bob…

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We Must Get Rid of the Carboniferous Warm Period

Guest essay by Phillip Mulholland Late Carboniferous to Early Permian time (315 mya — 270 mya) is the only time period in the last 600 million years when both atmospheric CO2 and temperatures were as low as they are today (Quaternary Period ). Temperature after C.R. Scotese http://www.scotese.com/climate.htmCO2 after R.A. Berner, 2001 (GEOCARB III) In…

Evidence that Clouds Actively Regulate the Temperature

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I have put forth the idea for some time now that one of the main climate thermoregulatory mechanisms is a temperature-controlled sharp increase in albedo in the tropical regions. I have explained that this occurs in a stepwise fashion when cumulus clouds first emerge, and that the albedo is further…