Malf and Alice, I'd really appreciate it if you would read that link - it is very revealing - then we can discuss it.


Come on Malf!

That may be scary, but it has damn all to do with CO2 in the atmosphere.

Did you want to talk about this? Or have you realised how the first link was playing its readers?
I found this quite interesting.
Listen to what both the geologist thinks and what was written in the Appleton’s guide book over a century ago.
The relevant part starts around 25mins in.

Great American Railroad Journeys, Series 4: 1. Ninilchik to Wasilla: via @bbciplayer
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Just thought I'd add a note of wry Aussie humour here.

We were nurtured on these words -

I love a sunburnt country,
A land of sweeping plains,
Of ragged mountain ranges,
Of droughts and flooding rains.
I love her far horizons,
I love her jewel-sea,
Her beauty and her terror -
The wide brown land for me!
[full text attached]

After all the flaming drama about the bushfires we are now being drenched, drowned out and washed away.


cross posting:

FORGET PARIS: United States Led Entire World In Reducing CO2 Emissions In 2019​
To hear climate alarmist Greta Thunberg tell it, President Trump pulling the U.S. out of the bogus Paris climate pact was outrageous.​
But here’s the thing, Greta. The United States didn’t fail on its goals. In fact, it surpassed them by a mile.​
According to a new report, the United States reduced its CO2 emissions last year more than any other country.​
“The United States saw the largest decline in energy-related CO2 emissions in 2019 on a country basis – a fall of 140 Mt, or 2.9%, to 4.8 Gt,” The International Energy Agency (IEA) said in the report released Tuesday. “US emissions are now down almost 1 Gt from their peak in the year 2000, the largest absolute decline by any country over that period.”​
“A 15% reduction in the use of coal for power generation underpinned the decline in overall US emissions in 2019,” the IEA said. “Coal-fired power plants faced even stronger competition from natural gas-fired generation, with benchmark gas prices an average of 45% lower than 2018 levels. As a result, gas increased its share in electricity generation to a record high of 37%. Overall electricity demand declined because demand for air-conditioning and heating was lower as a result of milder summer and winter weather.”​