L A Times conceals colossal irrelevance of state’s “cut climate emissions” schemes

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The L. A. Times published an article hyping the fact that California wildfire emissions are jeopardizing the state’s bureaucratically obtrusive and hugely expensive greenhouse gas emissions reduction campaign shenanigans. The Times article addressed the fact that California wildfire emissions are much larger than expected versus the state’s original assumption that…

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Josh writes: I had a request from Richard Betts to do a cartoon on this paper in Nature about soil CO2 emissions. The abstract says soil emits “60 petagrams of carbon per year to the atmosphere as carbon dioxide”. It made me wonder why they talked about ‘carbon’ and not ‘carbon dioxide’ – after all, carbon is not a…