September, 2016

CO2 above 400 … Permanently?

September 29, 2016 glenn Uncategorized

At a time when atmospheric carbon dioxide is usually at its minimum, the monthly value failed to drop below 400 parts per million. That all but ensures that 2016 will be the year that carbon dioxide officially passed the symbolic 400 ppm mark, never to return below it in our lifetimes, according to scientists. Never […]

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Our Best Shot at Cooling the Planet …

September 27, 2016 glenn Uncategorized

A recent article in The Guardian titled “Our best shot at cooling the planet might be right under our feet” gives a reasonable explanation of how to at least take the edge off of global warming, and possibly cool it eventually. The article mentions record temperatures and sea ice melting, with the forecast of at […]

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CO2 Levels In the Atmosphere Have Dropped!!

September 22, 2016 glenn Uncategorized

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It’s remarkable. We have worked so hard to reduce fossil fuel emissions, yet they keep climbing. Now, something magic has happened. Atmospheric CO2 levels are now lower than they were a month ago. Using weekly average readings, CO2 levels have dropped about 8 ppm over the last five months. Readings at Mauna Loa were 409.44 […]

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