Tag Archives: Ray Pierrehumbert

Solar Radiation Management

Ray Pierrehumbert has a new article in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists called There is no plan B for dealing with the climate crisis. The focus of the article is the possible use of geo-engineering, specifically solar radiation management, to … Continue reading

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The enhanced greenhouse effect

This is really just an opportunity to write a little bit about science, and to advertise other people’s work. There are some who suggest that adding CO2 to the atmosphere can’t lead to warming because CO2 absorption is saturated. This … Continue reading

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Multi-millenial climate change

I was wanting to post a figure from a recent paper by Clark et al. called Consequences of twenty-first-century policy for multi-millennial climate and sea-level change. The figure is below, and it highlights two related things that I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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Thin Ice

I finally got around to watching Thin Ice – thanks Rachel. I sometimes struggle to get around to watching things that are factual, because I’m inherently lazy and it feels that it will take some actual effort. This, however, was … Continue reading

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