Monday, April 19, 2010

Volcano Smoke and Global Warming

Just to preempt the inevitable denier rants about how volcanoes are naturally pumping out greenhouse gasses so industry shouldn't have to do anything to reduce their emissions, here's a useful chart from Andrew Sullivan: In other words even with a huge Icelandic volcano pumping out smoke, ash and CO2 - greenhouse gasses have actually been reduced in the last week because of grounded flights.

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