A Simple Model of the Atmospheric CO2 Budget

Reposted from Dr Roy Spencer’s blog April 11th, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. SUMMARY: A simple model of the CO2 concentration of the atmosphere is presented which fairly accurately reproduces the Mauna Loa observations 1959 through 2018. The model assumes the surface removes CO2 at a rate proportional to the excess of atmospheric…

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¡La cumbre del petróleo! Venezuela-Style!

AKA: Peak Oil, Venezuela-Style! Guest socialism bashing by David Middleton Venezuela is in a state of collapse due to its embrace of socialism.  Once the wealthiest nation in South America, it is now in financial ruin.  Despite having more proved oil reserves than any other nation on Earth, they can’t even afford to produce and…

The Person who Set the Stage for Entire Deception of Human-Caused Global Warming (AGW) – Stephen Schneider.

By Dr. Tim Ball, Most of the world still believes that humans are causing climate change. The belief persists, despite the evidence of deliberately corrupted science exposed in leaked emails, and consistently failed forecasts. It persists without any empirical evidence. Unnecessary policies and massively expensive policies evolved from the deception of certainty. Carbon taxes and…

More Than a Carbon Copy: OCO-3 on the Space Station

From NASA Global Climate Change By Carol Rasmussen, NASA’s Earth Science News Team NASA is ready to launch a new space instrument that will use the vantage point of the International Space Station to monitor Earth’s carbon cycle. A follow-on to the still-active OCO-2 mission, OCO-3 will bring not only a new vantage point but…

Weather, not climate – French Fry Shortage looms

Mark Albright, former Washington State Climatologist writes: Due to the cold snowy late winter weather in eastern Washington and Oregon we may experience a french fry shortage this summer. Late potato planting could affect french fry supply By Anna King Excerpts: A bit north of Pasco, Washington, circle irrigation machines fan out in the distance, dark…

Flying cars, sustainability, climate, and all that…

From the UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN and the department of “where the heck is that flying car promised 50 years ago?” department. A Jetsons future? Assessing the role of flying cars in sustainable mobility ANN ARBOR–In the 1960s animated sitcom The Jetsons, George Jetson commutes to work in his family-size flying car, which miraculously transforms into…

UTSA tapped by NASA to help build homes on the moon and Mars

University of Texas at San Antonio (San Antonio, Apr. 10, 2019) — The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has been tapped by The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to join a team that will build homes for human habitation on the moon and Mars. As exploration missions beyond Earth become more ambitious,…