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The Orbital Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) Satellite and the CLARREO Satellite

By W. James O’Brien, W. James O’Brien Associates   Two satellites which will answer the question of what impact carbon dioxide (CO2) content in the atmosphere has with real data, not models, are on track with NASA: the Orbital Carbon Observatory … Continue reading

23. May 2015 by Jason Hayes
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The smell of pine trees helps moderate climate change

Interesting research from Australia describes how the scented vapors from pine tress (as well as emissions from volcanic activity and burning coal and oil) form aerosols that reflect sunlight back into space, thereby cooling the atmosphere. The findings of a … Continue reading

03. March 2014 by Jason Hayes
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