Monthly Archives: June 2013

Steve Carson’s Atmospheric Radiation

I stumbled across Steve Carson’s wonderfully detailed and expository blog on atmospheric radiation and energy transfer effects this morning while googling something about Grant Petty’s textbook, A First Course in Atmospheric Radiation, something I’ve challenged myself to make a serious … Continue reading

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Trenberth, Fasullo, Kiehl, 2009: Earth’s global energy budget

Reference: K. E. Trenberth, J. T. Fasullo, J. Kiehl, “Earth’s global energy budget”, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90, 311–323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2008BAMS2634.1

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More than you ever wanted to know about carbon dioxide

Bob Henson conveys key features of carbon dioxide at the recent crossing of a measurement series past the 400 parts-per-million point. Hat tip to the ever interesting Wild Weather Dan, Dr Dan Satterfield, for the link. Incidentally, the “667 per … Continue reading

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The Great, Late Professor Stephen Schneider

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Powerful and Proper Time Series Statistics

I hadn’t gotten around to reading Mark Richardson’s “New study by Skeptical Science author finds 100% of atmospheric CO2 rise is man-made” until this afternoon. I find its import, along with fellow commentators Masters and Benestad, to be on the … Continue reading

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“Are we beyond the worst case scenario?”

http://www.globalpolicyjournal.com/articles/climate-change-energy-and-sustainability/climate-disruption-are-we-beyond-worst-case-scen-0

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Carbon Is Forever (*)

The author of Global Warming — Understanding the Forecast, Professor David Archer, also the excellent teacher of the University of Chicago Open Climate 101 course, teamed with others, in 2008, to study and explain the longevity of CO2 in atmosphere. … Continue reading

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A “warming plateau”?

There’s was an article in The New York Times yesterday titled “What to make of a warming plateau”. In addition to there being no Comments available there, I find the article annoying, since I see no evidence that there is … Continue reading

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The 2013 story begins: Whiplash

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Carbon Bubble talk at The Motley Fool

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