December 7, 2014
- "The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function." - Albert A. Bartlett. This is especially true of exponential growth with short doubling periods. Particularly troublesome are functions that double in under 5-10 years because they wrong foot us. We think the near future is going to be like the recent past just a bit more so, when the growth rate means it's actually going to be...
November 2, 2014
- The Copenhagen IPCC report is released today.
The article contains these two conflicting comments.Â
"The lowest cost route to stopping dangerous warming would be for...
October 13, 2014
- China's per capita CO2 production (7.2 tonnes pa) is now higher than the EU's (6.8). It's still half the USA's (16.5) per capita figure but it's increased 4 fold since 2001.
The totals are more like China 29%, USA 15%, EU 10% of total pa CO2 production.
So now what happens?