Category Archives: Greenhouse effect

Murry Salby’s latest presentation

by Judith Curry

Last month at the University College London, atmospheric scientist Prof. Murry Salby, gave a  presentation on man-made CO2 and its (lack of) impact on global climate.

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New research on atmospheric radiative transfer

by Judith Curry

Three new papers highlight how atmospheric radiative transfer, particularly how it is treated in climate models, is not ‘settled science.’

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Are human influences on the climate really small?

by Steven E. Koonin

My Wall Street Journal article of 9/20/14, Climate Science is Not Settled , contains the paragraph

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Miskolczi discussion thread

by Judith Curry

Ferenc Miskolczi has published a new paper on the greenhouse effect that is generating substantial discussion.

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CO2 ‘control knob’ fallacy (?)

by Judith Curry

Previous IPCC reports — and much of the debate over how to react to them — have appeared to treat the Earth’s climate as if it were a domestic central heating system, with carbon emissions analogous to the dial on the thermostat: a small tweak here will result in a temperature rise of precisely 0.2°C and so on. – The Spectator

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CFC climate bomb (?)

by Judith Curry

Talk about perverse incentives! It appears that Chinese coolant manufacturers have been producing an excess of a harmful greenhouse chemical in order to dispose of it responsibly under the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). – Walter Mead

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Disinformation vs fraud in the climate debate

by Judith Curry

Lets conduct a thought experiment.  Consider the differing reactions to the two Ludecke papers if the exact same papers had been written by:

a)  Ludecke et al.
b)  Michael Mann
c)  Isaac Held
d)  A graduate student

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