Tag Archives: temperature rise

the renewable energy collapse …

This is an important look at the collapse and failure of Eastern Australia to maintain a secure power grid electricity supply, copied in full here: Australia: A Dead Man Warns of a Dying Grid Not long before his sudden and … Continue reading

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more carbon please …

[…] Wang et al. report that “both CO2 enrichment and warming increased the availability of most soil micronutrients,” while noting more specifically that “the availability of Fe, Mn, Cu and Zn under CO2 enrichment increased by 47.7, 22.5, 59.8 and … Continue reading

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unleaded or beneath reason, South Australia goes down the rabbit hole …

South Australia’s power insanity intensifies, I think Premier Weatherall has become unhinged, perhaps too much leaden condiments in his intake. From Paul Miskelly and Tom Quirk, their final comment: […] So the battery storage is some $60 to $90 billion … Continue reading

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moisture, streaming across Australia …

Watch all this cloud stream across Australia from a warm NEIndian Ocean, the last rites of the 2015/16 El Nino, as the last of the warmer Pacific Ocean is pushed through the Indonesian archipelago by the new cold stream pushing … Continue reading

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carbon fertilizer wins …

Carbon dioxide has now been found to fertilize plants above ground and below, in the soils. That’s what a new paper has discovered, and a precis is here, at co2science. In an enlightening new paper, Vejpustkova et al. (2016) report … Continue reading

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deeply fried ‘streamers’ …

More than 6,000 birds fried by the Ivanpah solar power plant last year alone. Insects in millions never had a chance either. Here is the video. A recent study found Ivanpah killed 6,185 birds in 2015, including about 1,145 that … Continue reading

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drinking The Guardian’s kool-ade …

So funny, I just had to post this. Don’t they realize it takes a lot of power to make stuff, mine it, process it, manufacture the parts, then to build it and ship it? I guess that they don’t, or … Continue reading

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increased CO2 offers bright future for cropping …

We have already seen countless times how the atmospheric CO2 increases clearly bring huge increases in yield, the latest paper shows that it’s even better, the quality improves too. Elevated CO2 and Temperature Enhance the Grain Yield and Quality of … Continue reading

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forests, blooming …

Of course, at risk of repeating, CO2 is beneficial: Scientific Research Confirms: Increased CO2 Improves Southern Hemisphere Forest Growth Plant life across the world has improved and increased profoundly, everywhere,¬†due to the higher levels of atmospheric CO2, in combination with … Continue reading

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positively, hot coffee …

[…]novel and timely results concerning the remarkable mitigating effects of elevated CO2 on the presumable harmful effects of supra-optimal temperatures on the photosynthetic pathway in coffee plants,” which facts lead them to state that “future perspectives on the sustainability of … Continue reading

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