Note: This post resulted from the claim by Dr. Garth Paltridge that the observed surface warming could have been caused by internal ocean fluctuations. — Andreas Schmittner Could the Earth’s observed surface warming of the last 50 years have been caused by ocean circulation? Let’s phrase this question as […]
Why are scientists so confident that a business as usual future based on fossil fuels will lead to major changes in...
My name is Andrew Dessler, I am a professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M. In my testimony, I will review...
[Update 1-23-14 1600 GMT: Judith Curry explains her logic. I’ve added it to the end of this post, with my commentary.] Several...
NRC: The greenhouse effect is natural and essential to keeping the Earth’s surface warm. Human activities — especially burning fossil fuels — are amplifying the effect. [For fact checking & general commentary]
POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY THE CCNF SCIENTIST COMMUNITY: “The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon that is essential to keeping the Earth’s surface warm. Like a greenhouse window, greenhouse gases allow sunlight to enter and then prevent heat from leaving the atmosphere. These gases include carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), […]Read more ›