Tag Archives: Hiroshima

Putting the atomic bombs into perspective

I’ve been trying to avoid discussing the whole comparison between atomic bombs and global warming. I initially didn’t have a problem with it as I always perceived it as an energy comparison. However, I recognise that there are aspects that … Continue reading

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Why should we be concerned?

There’s been quite a lot of discussion recently about representing global warming as equivalent to 4 Hiroshima bombs per second. Making Science Public had a recent post by Warren Pearce called more heat than light? Climate catastrophe and the Hiroshima … Continue reading

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Watt about John Cook and the atom bombs?

Not surprisingly, Watts up With That (WUWT) has a post mocking John Cook’s recent quote that the increase in energy associated anthropogenic global warming (AGW) is the same as 4 Hiroshima bombs per second. As I showed in yesterdays’s post, … Continue reading

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John Cook and the atomic bombs

John Cook, who writes the Skeptical Science blog, has been criticised – in a blog article called Media Fail: John Cook’s Atom Bombs – for comparing global warming to atomic bombs. This Media Fail post is actually referring to an … Continue reading

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