Tag Archives: Carbon dioxide

Guest post: Nothing New Under the Sun

This is a guest post from John Russell. I won’t describe what it says as it speaks for itself, but it is quite remarkable that our basic understanding of how CO2 will influence our climate has changed little in the … Continue reading

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Is the GWPF avin’ a larf?

I know I should really ignore these things, but not only is the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) taken seriously by some, my incredulity also tends to win out. The latest in my they can’t really have said that, can … Continue reading

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Forcings and feedbacks

William Connolley had a recent post about making stuff up, that discussed the linear relationship between temperature change and change in forcing (ΔT = λΔF). I commented that I had thought that this linear relationship was simply an approximation based … Continue reading

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Watt about the CO2 residence time?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a recent post by Christopher Monckton called On CO2 residence times – the chicken or the egg. Ths post discusses the bombtest curve shown in the figure below. This curve shows the decay of … Continue reading

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Salby comment 1

Murry Salby has now completed his tour of Britain and there have been a few posts discussing his presentations. Some positive, others not. I’ll be quite honest and say that I think Salby’s ideas are scientifically incorrect and that it’s … Continue reading

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Watt about the 100:1?

I really thought that maybe Watts Up With That (WUWT) was keeping quiet about Topher Field’s 50-to-1 video project because they’d realised just how silly the actual calculation was. Oh, how wrong I was. There is now a new post … Continue reading

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Watt about a science-based rebuttal to global warming alarmism?

There’s a new post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) that claims to be a a science-based rebuttal to global warming alarmism (in fact, it is essentially a cut and paste from an article in the Washington Times). It’s by … Continue reading

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