Pollution

Urban Warming – Where Does It Come From?

By Ed Caryl My last article, Anthropogenic Global Warming is Real (But It’s Not From CO2, contained the statement: “No one (to my knowledge) has researched what part of the global temperature rise is due to energy use. All energy use ultimately goes to heat. This is what causes the heat islands.” This raised eyebrows in […]

Anthropogenic Global Warming Is Real - But It’s Not All From CO2

Anthropogenic Global Warming Is Real – But It’s Not All From CO2

By Ed Caryl There have been multiple studies of solar influence on global and regional temperature changes. Just of few of them are here, here, here, and here. This author made a contribution to the question here. Many of these studies show a some correlation of the sun’s output versus temperature, but most researchers think […]

The Debate On Mercury Emission Standards

No, I’m not becoming a warmist or a tree-hugger. But I am pleased to give environmentally concerned citizens the microphone here. The following is from Scott Portman of Atlanta, who politely asked to have his essay published here. It’s about the EPA and regulating mercury. I’m in favour of reducing mercury emissions, as long as […]

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Glaciers – The Dark Side. It’s Not the CO2 Carbon

Ed Caryl has become a regular contributor here, and today he presents insights on the causes of glacial melt. Here he discusses how absorption of solar energy by soot and Black Carbon contribute significantly to glacial melting and that CO2 is a minor factor.   Glaciers – The Dark Side. It’s Not the CO2 Carbon […]