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Dare to Doubt: 20 Climate Change Facts for Deniers

Carbon dioxide is rising as a component of Earth’s atmosphere (NOAA, 2017). The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has not been this high for the past 5 million years (Stap et al. 2016). Beginning about 10,000 years ago and extending to the advent of the Industrial Revolution, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was roughly constant, indicating that natural sources were well-balanced by removals from the atmosphere (Fluckiger et al. 2002). The current rise in carbon dioxide is due to human activities, especially combustion of fossil fuels (Hofmann et al. 2009). Carbon dioxide is a “greenhouse” gas, inasmuch as it […]

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An opinion for the City of Light

Doing nothing about climate change will make us look like a ship of fools.

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Riding contrails to our future

Airplane contrails have little impact on climate, but, contrails are an interesting surrogate for what clouds may do in the future.

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