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Published on Jul 24, 2007

The New York Times reports that ethanol production is actually worse than gasoline for its impact on greenhouse gases, here:

Newsweek wrote a piece in their Aug 13 2007 issue which talks about global warming deniers. The link is here:]

Slate explains the role of water vapor in global warming here:

The overwhelming consensus of climatologists publishing in peer-reviewed journals is that global warming is real, and caused largely by human activity. But a great many non-peer-reviewed papers exist - junk science, in other words. Grist for political advocates of doing nothing. Don't cite pseudo-science in rebuttal, you'll be wasting your breath. Stick to the peer-reviewed stuff.

Information about atmospheric carbon dioxide over the last 420,000 years is here:

A good discussion of Global Dimming is here:

A layman's summary of clathrates in the context of global warming is here:

A bit of useful trivia about hurricanes, how they form, and what influences their strength is here:


Opening photographs are courtesy of NASA, and are in the public domain.

Graphics are copyrighted by the Woods Hole Research Center, used here for educational purposes as permitted under US copyright law. Their web site is here:

The closing photograph is by frogmuseum2, and is licensed under the Creative Commons. It can be found here:

Music: Opus 28 No 6 (in B Minor) by Frédéric Chopin, performed by Paul Cantrell, licensed under the Creative Commons. Paul's web site is here:

This video is copyright 2007 by Urgelt, CC Share-Alike 3.0. For more information about this copyright, go to


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