Monthly Archives: September 2021

The importance of reducing methane emissions

Since I’ve written quite a lot about methane, I thought I would promote Realclimate’s definitive CO2/CH4 comparison post. It highlights that the large relative rise in atmospheric methane concentrations means that methane has made a significant contribution to modern warming. … Continue reading

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The effect of permafrost on the ZEC

I’ve written a number of posts about warming commitments, in particular the zero emission commitment (ZEC). In other words, how much additional warming will there be after emissions get to zero. The answer is that on multi-decadal timescales [the ZEC] … Continue reading

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Ciara and Neil’s SearchScene

I stumbled upon this intriguing project a few weeks ago: https://www.searchscene.com/ The blurb says that SearchScene is a charitable search engine that donates a big-hearted 95% of its profits to charity, focusing on charities that help fight climate change and … Continue reading

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