Suggests that plants have achieved an optimum response to rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere Continue reading Rising CO2 Leading to Changes in Land Plant Photosynthesis
A hurricane bearing down on Hawaii prompted operators to shut down CO2 monitoring equipment at Mauna Loa Observatory on the Big Island. Continue reading Brief Reprieve from 400 PPM Era May Be Thanks to a Hurricane
Note: Readers have asked why there has been no stabilization in the measured levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in the atmosphere when reported emissions of CO2 have fallen. Scripps CO2 Group Director Ralph Keeling gave this response: Continue reading Why Has a Drop in Global CO2 Emissions Not Caused CO2 Levels in the Atmosphere to Stabilize?
Scripps Oceanography lab monitoring atmospheric CO2 named National Historic Chemical Landmark
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In response to a reader question on news of a slowdown in the rate of CO2 emissions rise, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, geochemist Ralph Keeling said Continue reading Comment on Slowdown in Rate of CO2 Emissions Rise
Global mean temperatures have been flat for 15 years despite the increase in heat-trapping greenhouse gases, but a new Scripps study shows cooling in the equatorial Pacific Ocean explains the discrepancy Continue reading Solving the Mysteries of Hiatus in Global Warming