NASA’s James Hansen: recent warming NOT from fossil fuels

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NASA’s James Hansen: recent warming NOT from fossil fuels

Post by kramer » Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:56 pm

This was peer reviewed twelve years ago and posted at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:

Abstract

A common view is that the current global warming rate will continue or accelerate. But we argue that rapid warming in recent decades has been driven mainly by non-CO2 greenhouse gases (GHGs), such as chlorofluorocarbons, CH4, and N2O, not by the products of fossil fuel burning, CO2 and aerosols, the positive and negative climate forcings of which are partially offsetting.

http://www.pnas.org/content/97/18/9875.long
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