Seemed to work for me.
Luca wrote:I have never understood why it was assumed that putative anthropogenic global warming was in sum necessarily undesirable..............................Luca
John Q. Public wrote:I guess it would depend on how the "significant greening" affects the larger ecosystem. It might be a benefit, it might not be..
John Q. Public wrote:I'm curious if you use terms like "presumptive" in your work. "Well Mrs. Jones, it looks like you have a presumptive broken tibia. Some people claim that putting a cast on it helps but I'm not so sure." Or do you only question selected fields of science...
Earth's forests grew 9% in a new satellite survey
...the world’s drylands host 40% more forests than thought, the team writes today in Science. That’s more than a 9% bump in total global forest coverage, or two-thirds the size of the Amazon.
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/05/ ... ite-survey
not4u13 wrote:We tend to think of things in science as indisputable fact. Atmospheric science is no different.
What they are trying to do with the models us use past behaviors to predict future results. Some things are going to prove more reliable than others.
An increase is C02 should result in more green plants, which in turn product more Oxygen. I don't know whether or not that was factored into the model, but as we see things begin to happen, atmospheric scientists should consider adjustments to the forward looking model.
Fordama wrote:Since, in the meantime, has largely been predicting warming for decades. A couple of splashy stories in news magazines in the 70's left the sorely wrong perception that science was predicting another ice age.
1 the next couple is a sister act from Trenton: pair, duo, twosome, two; archaic twain, brace.
2 a honeymoon couple: husband and wife, twosome, partners, lovers; informal item.
3 I have a couple of things to do: some, a few, a handful of, one or two.
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