Tag Archives: Carbon cycle

Residual airborne fraction

Hope everyone had a good, and safe, festive season. Towards the end of last year I wrote a couple of posts about the ocean carbonare cycle. I then ended up in a debate about what it would take to stabilise … Continue reading

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Drawing down atmospheric CO2 – part 3

I finally have some time to write the third, and final, of my posts on drawing down atmospheric CO2. There were a few things that I was wanting to stress, that I’ll repeat below. There is a difference between the … Continue reading

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Drawing down atmospheric CO2 – part 2

I’ve finally got some time to write up my second post on drawing down atmospheric CO2. In the first post I was trying to get across two basic things. One was that it’s important to distinguish between the residence time … Continue reading

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Drawing down atmospheric CO2 – part 1

A few days ago, I was somewhat less than civil in response to a comment by Nic Lewis, which then lead to a typically juvenile post on Bishop Hill. It was, though, quite amusing to have Anthony Watts complaining about … Continue reading

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