Tag Archives: Ocean acidification

The 2 degree threshold

I’ve never really written about the 2 degree threshold before, largely because I don’t really have particularly strong views about it. Scientifically, it’s a little odd to try and characterise what is clearly a very complex system with a single … Continue reading

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One World government

I commented in a post a couple of days ago that we should probably avoid risking the Arctic warming by 10 degrees or more and that the only way that I thought this could be achieved was by avoiding raising … Continue reading

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IPCC Haiku

Just for a bit of fun, I thought I would highlight this rather nice Haiku which is based on the recently released IPCC’s Summary for Policy Makers. The goal of the Haiku is to communicate the essence of this important … Continue reading

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Happer and Schmitt

I wrote a post a while ago about William Happer’s calculation of how long it would take to get a 6oC rise in surface temperatures. The calculation was simplistic and the assumptions didn’t seem to be based on current scientific … Continue reading

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