‘Dirty’ coal is good for the environment, cooling

Or more like weather education. I've posted information I use to help figure out the day. Often I'll also post graphics with explanations of "why" the weather guessers think the day is good.

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‘Dirty’ coal is good for the environment, cooling

Post by dhmartens » Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:44 pm

This could explain the light conditions.

http://blogs.marketwatch.com/thetell/20 ... vironment/

....Puzzled global warming enthusiasts have been perplexed about why global temperatures haven’t cooperated by rising over the past 10 years.

Now a new research study suggests it’s all because China’s been burning lots of coal, especially the dirty kind that generates lots of sulphur, as Reuters reports.

Atmospheric sulphur apparently helps in the formation of hazy clouds that in turn reflect sunlight back into space thus offestting the effects of a rise in so-called greenhouse gases that would normally trap more heat in the atmosphere....

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Post by JBBenson » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:19 pm

Known for a while as "Global Dimming", and not the intellectual kind.....;)

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