Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions
- Nov 22, 2022 3:20 pm GMT
Many of the papers I have written about climate change attempt to quantify various effects of this human-made modification of the world’s climate. Since all of the world’s people share an atmosphere, it is really difficult to measure where greenhouse gases (GHG) are coming from. In the past couple of years I have written a three part series on new technologies that can define individual sources.
One of my primary sources is Science Magazine, and the November 4 issue had an excellent editorial by Al Gore that alerted me to a major new development that globally identifies GHG emissions sources. I’ve excerpted this editorial in Section 2 of this post. Section 3 will delve into the new organization that defines GHG sources and review their website, which I also reference.
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