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 Post subject: Climat Change basics
PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:22 am 
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With the loss of so much information, I had put together a basic overview for climate change that might be of interest.

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 Post subject: Re: Climat Change basics
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CO2 as a greenhouse gas the simple proof which can be tried at home:

YouTube - Global Warming in a Jar

YouTube - Greenhouse effect (in a bottle) explained

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 Post subject: Re: Climat Change basics
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The temperature v solar output and CO2 comparison


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 Post subject: Re: Climat Change basics
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The correlation between CO2 and temperature.

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The correlation not causation as there are several error bars not included in the graph. The time scale is estimated from a base starting point, which can be off by several hundred years either way. The specific timescale is also subject to deviation from the estimated time due to the extreme nature of the scale.

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 Post subject: Re: Climat Change basics
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The recent CO2 concentration increase in the atmosphere.

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The seasonal cycle and the average trend

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 Post subject: Re: Climat Change basics
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The Hockey-stick graph Northern Hemisphere reconstruction.

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The large grey lines indicate the range of expected error as the timeframe extends back.

Any reconstruction will result in the shape noted due to the steep rise in temperature in the more recent past.

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Other supporting reconstructions for the Hockey-stick view

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The hook of the hockey stick

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The most current temperature graph for satellite measurements through May 2011.

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Climate Change: Evidence

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The timeline error bar question is moot in this example.

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The two major surface measured temperature sets and the satellite measured set superimposed for comparison and contrast

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The temperature with error bars.

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The monthly temperature with error bars

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Good stuff, Wayne! Well done!


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