CO2, counting emissions …

The new advanced satellite data shows that extra CO2 emissions is causing the greening of the world. It shows that man’s influence is very small but beneficial. Forests have many more trees, crops are at record levels, the deserts are greening and the temperature has been remarkably stable over the last 20 years:

Finally: visualized OCO2 satellite data showing global carbon dioxide concentrations

From the “if the government won’t visualize it, a climate skeptic will” department. Guest essay by Erik Swenson In July of 2014, NASA launched its most advanced carbon dioxide monitoring satellite, The Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2). The first OCO burned up on launch. There has been a lot of anticipation regarding the data from this…

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Eric Swenson provides this map … showing CO2 over the entire year from From September 2014 to October 2015 …

OCO2-1year-co2-globalmap

Where the highest emissions are found was a surprise to many. Australia is not doing enough to increase CO2 emissions. Without a large population burning fossil fuels, the planet would slowly die it seems.

Look what this years cold Northern winter caused:

Figure 6 : Processed data from Feb 16 – Mar 31, 2015

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Is much of that out-gassing CO2 from cold oceans?

Read it all to find out, including a solid discussion in comments.

Update, India is on to it: India’s Proposed COP21 Climate Plan Will Triple Emissions By 2030

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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