There is a simple question that BHP-Billiton doesn’t address in their voluminous reports to shareholders: how hot is too hot in a warming world?
Tag: "global warming"
Maurice Newman, Abbott’s top business advisor, refuses to meet climate scientists to defend his “flat earth” nonsense, and attacks on weather bureau.
Tony Abbott’s main business advisor wants an investigation into Bureau of Meteorology, accusing it of being caught up in global warming politics.
Less than 1 chance in 100,000 that global average temperature over the past 60 years would have been as high without human-caused greenhouse gas emissions.
Thirty years of air samples show three new CFC gases potentially 10,000 times more potent than C02 that could add to global warming.
Record amounts of CO2 are reaching the atmosphere. C02 levels are up 25% at Mauna Loa since measurements were first taken in the 1950’s.
Caroline flows pretty close to pure CO2 to service our need to fizz our drinks, among other things. And provides important lessons about CO2 storage.
Climate Change Authority report recommends ‘significant tightening’ of Australia’s existing emissions reduction target, to a 19% cut by 2020, and 60% by 2030. It also proposes a strict ‘carbon budget’, and a fund to buy cheap international credits.