maribo: Has the flood of interest in the IPCC and climate change already dissipated?
A longer view shows that this IPCC flood was much smaller than the last one.Zichal’s Replacement Has ‘A Big Job Ahead’ - NationalJournal.com
During Obama's reelection campaign, his political advisers David Axelrod, Jim Messina, David Plouffe, and Dan Pfeiffer were united against her in the belief that climate change was a losing issue, politically.THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper claims over 100% of all man-made CO2 has to be removed from atmosphere to have a "safe" climate
A paper published today in Geophysical Research Letters finds on the basis of highly-flawed carbon cycle and climate models that even if all human emissions of CO2 were to cease, and a non-existent scheme devised to suck 115%-180% of all man-made CO2 emissions out of the atmosphere, it would require 1000 years for CO2 to return to a "safe" level. The paper appears to be the IPCC AR5 geo-engineering claim on steroids.How to Slice a Global Carbon Pie? - NYTimes.com
No American president is going to agree to a deal that would shut down the fossil-fuel industry 15 years from now, of course, much less get such an agreement through Congress. So you can see why the Chinas and Brazils of the world would be nervous. They fear the rich countries will try to muscle them into accepting emission limits that doom their people to lasting poverty.