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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pegs the social cost of carbon at roughly $40 per ton...
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The prairie regions of central Asia and North America, rainforests in Central America and South America, and eastern Australia all have one thing in c...
The report does not contain any bombshells. The topline message is consistent with what we've read in previous assessments: global warming is real, is largely due to human activities.
When it comes to projecting the future, we are pretty much flying blind. We know it's going to get warmer but remain pretty fuzzy on how much warmer and how fast.
We live in the natural world and in some respects are at the mercy of the weather and therefore the climate. And so the climate-human system can have some pretty serious "self-corrections" built into it.
Does a new study lend support to Richard Lindzen's "iris effect" hypothesis?
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