From China’s emissions glimpsing the peak: (Click graph for a larger figure. Use your browser Back Button to return to blog.) (Click graph for a larger figure. Use your browser Back Button to return to blog.)
Why decentralized electrical power has to win, no matter what Elon Musk says, and utilities are doomed
(Click image for a larger figure.) The graphic is from a story today, on this subject, in the Boston Globe. About the recent model, and that almost unspoken risk.
(NOAA urges caution regarding over interpretation of the right edge of this series. They note an abrupt jump in CO2 concentration which they emphasize may be due to an unknown measurement problem. I’m sure they are investigating.)
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