Tag Archives: Aerosols

A bit more about committed warming

On a number of occasions I’ve pointed out that our warming committment is not actually the equilibrium temperature to our current atmospheric concentration because, if we halted all emissions, atmospheric CO2 would drop as the natural sinks took up more … Continue reading

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Aerosol forcing and the PDO

There’s an interesting new paper by Smith et al. called Role of volcanic and anthropogenic aerosols in the recent global surface warming slowdown. A few months ago, I went to a seminar where one of the authors discussed this paper. … Continue reading

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Aerosols

I had been intending to write a post about aerosols, given what’s been said about them recently. In particular, Nic Lewis at the Parliamentary Select Committee said a couple of things that I wanted to check. Essentially he was arguing … Continue reading

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