Climate Sensitivity to CO2 ... determines the degree of warming Planet Earth incurs as the atmospheric concentration of CO2 rises. People and especially governmental policy makers need to understand the consequences that will occur due to past and future emissions. The images of fires and smoke … [Read more...]
Climate issues that are much in the news are added as posts listed below. The primary science and suggested outside links are provided under the initial statements.
For all the talk, studies, reports, climate conferences, and marketing of Green Energy, human society has not curbed planetary warming. Even if human emissions leveled, Arctic methane emissions are a growing threat amplifying global warming, because they are increasing. Climate systems are reacting … [Read more...]
The best and fastest carbon sequestration begins with better land stewardship, smaller plots planted more diversely - mimicking the diversity of a forest. Trees grow by root interaction in synergy with fungi, different fungi for fruit trees than nuts. For shallower root systems like vegetables, … [Read more...]
Fossil fuel subsidies cause more use of materials that warm the planet. We need to STOP giving extra money to fossil fuel companies as tax breaks and outright subsidies! These policies encourage greater usage and worsen our planetary environment. Many nations provide subsidies in the name of helping … [Read more...]
James Hansen and others talk of a CARBON FEE AND DIVIDEND (making a carbon tax revenue neutral.) Its very granular cost aspects gives every manager and family a real incentive to transition off fossil fuels. While he and others have spoken of the process, I've never seen or heard these plans … [Read more...]