Monthly Archives: July 2008

>Climate Progress Posts My Comment, Returns It To Awaiting-Moderation Limbo, Then Deletes It

>My comment must’ve been good. So here’s what happened. “Yes, The Globe Is Warming. But How Fast?” That’s the title of the July 8, 2008 post by Joe Romm at ClimateProgress, in which he attempts to isolate natural causes of … Continue reading

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>Hurricane Breeding Grounds

>In this post, I’ll examine SST anomalies in the Tropical North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico. TROPICAL NORTH ATLANTIC Figure 1 illustrates Tropical North Atlantic SST anomalies from January 1854 to May 2008. They vary little … Continue reading

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>Combined Solar and Volcanic Aerosol Effect – Part 3

>INTRODUCTION Explosive volcanic eruptions that are significant in size reduce global temperature by creating a curtain of sulfur aerosols in the stratosphere that lasts for a few years. Cataclysmic eruptions, such as Mayon of the Philippines (1766), Tambora in Indonesia … Continue reading

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>Combined Solar and Volcanic Aerosol Effect – Part 2

>INTRODUCTION Solar irradiance has been found to have, over the course of its cycle, no more than a 0.1 to 0.2 deg C influence on global temperature. And the overall rise in total solar irradiance is not sufficient to cause … Continue reading

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