Climate Denial Crock of the Week: “The Earth is Carbon Starved.”


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Uploaded on Aug 26, 2010

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The history of the earth is immense, and diverse – and its easy to get confused and mangle history, — to mix things that never belonged together in the real world.

What was natural in the distant past might not be a good fit alongside man’s creations.
Human beings and the climate of the ancient world, could find themselves on a collision course.

Richard Alley, Bjerknes Lecture, American Geophysical Union,
December 2009
http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm09/lectures/lecture_videos/A23A.shtml

Paleocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum sediments
http://www.ecord.org/pi/core-replicas.html
http://www.gns.cri.nz/research/gct/obj3.html

Hydrogen sulfide blooms off Namibia
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=44340&src=eorss-iotd
http://io9.com/5566772/the-hydrogen-sulfide-plumes-of-namibias-diamond-coast

snowball earth – dropstones and carbon cap
http://www.earlham.edu/~reedal/snowball.htm

“The Day Earth Died” BBC
part 1
http://www.veoh.com/collection/LostCivilizations/watch/v1140140YtSAYJ9H#watch…
part 2
http://www.veoh.com/collection/LostCivilizations/watch/v1140140YtSAYJ9H#watch…

A major drop in seawater 87Sr/86Sr during the Middle Ordovician (Darriwilian): Links to volcanism and climate?
http://www.geology.ohio-state.edu/~saltzman/young_et_al_2009.pdf

Tripati et al, Miocene sea levels and CO2
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/last-time-carbon-dioxide-levels-111074.aspx
http://www.seas.harvard.edu/climate/seminars/pdfs/tripati.etal.sci.2009.pdf

University of York, Greenhouse/Extinction connection
http://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/2007/mass-extinction/

US Geological Survey, Volcanic gases
http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/hazards/gas/climate.php

Earth: A Biography
http://www.bbcearth.com/earth-explorer/earth-the-biography/
http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/earth-the-biography
http://www.netflix.com/WiMovie/Earth-The-Biography/70099811?strackid=143848c0…

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

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