Tom Harris’ recent commentaries distort the maturity of the science underlying industrial climate disruption and conflate the real expertise of climate scientists with the imagined expertise of most “opinion leaders,” engineers, and economists. Part Four of Six.
IPCC physical science Summary for Policymakers: 95% certain that human activity is dominating climate disruption
Increased global temperatures are “unequivocal,” human influence is 95-100% likely to be dominant driver of those changes, and the best-case scenario implies fundamental changes to political institutions and energy production. Welcome to Climate Change 2013 – the Physical Science Basis Summary for Policymakers.
Climate Science for Everyone: How scientists measure the carbon dioxide in 800,000 year old air
Scientists can directly measure air that has been sealed in an icy time capsule for 800,000 years. Climate Science for Everyone describes how this works.
Milloy's latest climate op-ed riddled with errors
Today, the Washington Times ran an op-ed by science-denier-for-hire Steve Milloy titled “2012 GOP guide to the climate debate.” Based on the number of errors and irrelevancies masquerading as serious concerns I […]
Nota Bene #101: Your Pal, Mike S.
“The guys who are shooting films now are technically brilliant, but there’s no content in their films. I marvel at what I see and wish I could have done a shot like […]
The Weekly Carboholic: as the Arctic melts
As the Arctic melts Aerosols strongly influence tropical Atlantic temperatures Latest EIA Annual Energy Outlook updates energy consumption estimates for 2030 Large insurers required to disclose climate risks to regulators “I was […]
The Weekly Carboholic: OCO satellite lost, GOSAT gets "first light"
OCO satellite lost, GOSAT gets “first light” Scientists suggest burying carbon with crop residues in the deep ocean Reversing urban flight required to cut transportation carbon emissions Track your region’s CO2 emissions […]
The Weekly Carboholic: GISS and NOAA expect 2009 to be hotter than 2008
GISS and NOAA expect 2009 to be hotter than 2008 Great Lake rivers have dried up before, may again Mars’ methane proves nothing about Earth’s climate Climate disruption denial increases in 2008, […]
The Weekly Carboholic: low carbon holiday ideas
Low-carbon holiday ideas Hurricane Ike biochar Inhofe the climate Scrooge Population and climate disruption Methane hydrate drilling in Alaska Freezing permafrost emits methane Arctic ice-free by 2015? Guardian says it may be […]
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