Skepticism and outright denial of human causation of climate change remains high in the USA, much higher than in other countries. Why? What political and mass marketing of ideas against understanding climate change are hindering the USA? Is there a way to get past this skepticism and act … [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.
March 24, 2017 update "EVERY bit of the fuel used in getting Tar Sands extracted and softened and pumped first required burning additional fuel pushing more CO2 into the atmosphere … before the net refined fuel from the Tar Sands is itself burned in a car or other device - which adds the rest of … [Read more...]
A Thermostat Greenhouse gases were first recognized by "Joseph Fourier in 1824, first reliably experimented on by John Tyndall in 1858, and first reported quantitatively by Svante Arrhenius in 1896." What makes these gases significant is that they function like a thermostat that modifies the … [Read more...]