Look again all that red over Indonesia and the Philippines is from volcanism, all that red over Greenland and Iceland is from volcanism, all of that red in the north Pacific Ocean is volcanism. All that red in the South American and African equatorial regions is from the rainforrests. You have to go to China to see Anthropogenic CO2 levels high enough to be in the red.
All you have to do is look at OCO splash page banner to see that the US contribution to CO2 pales even against geologic sources.
Well we are 38% certain that "2014 was the hottest year on record", it also might be Among the 3 percent Coldest Years in 10,000 years.
In other words, every Senator who isn't either a subject-matter expert or an arrogant person and who doesn't want people to think he is in one of those two groups must abstain if this comes to a vote.
Personally I think this was just a way for the Democrats to help Warren Buffet keep his massively profitable oil transportation by rail business intact by making the vote on the KeystoneXL unpalatable to the Republicans.
NASA seems to think that climate change is being caused by human activities and they back it up with a lot of references to studies on the matter. IMHO, we're never going to convince people to change their behaviors or give up their luxuries. If we want to make a difference we need to develop the technologies that make it more advantageous to adopt the renewable solution (like kick-ass cars and cheaper home energy).
The Nasa climate scientists (Gavin Schmidt) who claimed 2014 set a new record for global warmth last night admitted they were only 38 per cent sure this was true.
The heat is just thermo-nuclear!
In the early days of the auto industry, the managers would pick workers out of a line to work for the day; if your worked good, you'd get picked again.
IANAL but I think that pesky coma between "violation" and "with an annual maximum of $1.5 million" stops the per violation part and start the annual maximum part without regard to the number of violations.
They sent the info to 14 different companies,
HIPAA violation is due to willful neglect and is not corrected, Minimum Penalty, $50,000 per violation, with an annual maximum of $1.5 million; Maximum Penalty, $50,000 per violation, with an annual maximum of $1.5 million;
is a $1.5M fine going to phase either the USG or that rogue's gallery of internet advertiser's? We probably spend more than $22.5M on brake pads for fighter jets each year.
Well lets see there's only the platypus, the corroboree frog and the birdwing butterfly for poisonous critters, so I'd be much more worried about the venomious critters down-under.
It's not that big of a deal since they're going to use the same pathetically weak password on any site that they can still get into.
Methane degrades into CO2, in fact, so in simulations I did (Archer and Buffett, 2005) the radiative forcing from the elevated methane concentration throughout a long release was about matched by the radiative forcing from the extra CO2 accumulating
what's a 'long release'?
I don't know, if your curious read the paper,
D. Archer, and B. Buffett, "Time-dependent response of the global ocean clathrate reservoir to climatic and anthropogenic forcing", Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, vol. 6, pp. n/a-n/a, 2005. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2004...
my assumption from the context of the article (Much ado about methane) is more toward decades to continuous rather than months to years.
Why do you assume that if some over-regulating federal agency wasn't arround that a more responsive and effiecent state agency wouldn't have filled the void? Even now California has much stricker enviromental regs that the Fed have.
Oh come on, there are more than enough elderly barely squeaking by in a new catagory known as energy poor, to make it obvious that any increase in energy costs is going to kill people, your sounding like the Marie Antoinette misquote "Let them eat cake".
Except humans don't emit a lot of water vapor.
Only in every exhale, feel free to stop emitting any time