Category Archives: Runaway Greenhouse

Soot warming earth even more than thought

Richard A. Kerr Science 25 January 2013: Vol. 339 no. 6118 p. 382 DOI: 10.1126/science.339.6118.382 Soot Is Warming the World Even More Than Thought A new study finds that soot is warming the climate about twice as fast as scientists … Continue reading

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Climate Change deadlines: the longer we do nothing, the worse it gets

Thomas F. Stocker Science 18 January 2013: Vol. 339 no. 6117 pp. 280-282 DOI: 10.1126/science.1232468 The Closing Door of Climate Targets Robust evidence from a range of climate–carbon cycle models shows that the maximum warming relative to pre-industrial times caused … Continue reading

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Peak Coal already happened or likely soon, so worst IPCC scenarios may never happen

[ The good news is that The IPCC has greatly exaggerated the amount of coal reserves we actually have The scientists below find that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has greatly exaggerated coal reserves, so the IPCC scenario … Continue reading

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Methane’s potential for another major extinction event

June 22, 2016. As Alaska warms, methane emissions appear stable, study finds. phys.org. Excerpts: One reason no increase has been seen may be that “Bacteria that produce methane and bacteria that consume methane will both become more active as temperatures … Continue reading

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Huge releases of arctic methane

Methane is a greenhouse gas 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide. At the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, Dr Semiletov announced he’d found an unprecedented amount of methane bubbling up from the East Siberian Arctic Shelf (which … Continue reading

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