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kdc72701 (KATE CURT) says...

I think Mr. Charles is joshing with his posts and his persona. I am pretty sure it is a put on to make a point...

May 6, 2015 at 10:34 p.m. ( reply | | suggest removal )

kdc72701 (KATE CURT) says...

I am copying and pasting an explanation from another website that explains why our small contribution to CO2 is important. According to this site, the extra is not incorporated into the natural exchange cycle and it builds up in the atmosphere and leads to warming. So, again, it seems your facts may not support your claims. It is apparent that scientists still believe there is a problem or this thread would NOT exist. Here is the bit I am pasting:
"But consider what happens when more CO2 is released from outside of the natural carbon cycle – by burning fossil fuels. Although our output of 29 gigatons of CO2 is tiny compared to the 750 gigatons moving through the carbon cycle each year, it adds up because the land and ocean cannot absorb all of the extra CO2. About 40% of this additional CO2 is absorbed. The rest remains in the atmosphere, and as a consequence, atmospheric CO2 is at its highest level in 15 to 20 million years (Tripati 2009). (A natural change of 100ppm normally takes 5,000 to 20,000 years. The recent increase of 100ppm has taken just 120 years).

Human CO2 emissions upset the natural balance of the carbon cycle. Man-made CO2 in the atmosphere has increased by a third since the pre-industrial era, creating an artificial forcing of global temperatures which is warming the planet. While fossil-fuel derived CO2 is a very small component of the global carbon cycle, the extra CO2 is cumulative because the natural carbon exchange cannot absorb all the additional CO2."
Your entire argument is that you know more than the experts do. You do not. That is all I have ever said here. Let them do their jobs and stop being arrogant.

December 14, 2015 at 7:07 p.m. ( reply | | suggest removal )