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113666Re: [evol-psych] franklin-- philosophy, math and global warming

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  • yanniru
    Apr 1, 2011
      In spite of the heaviness of CO2 compared to H2O,
      according to the USAF Geophysical Lab data,
      the atm scale ht for CO2 is 7 Km,
      and for water vapor is 2 Km.

      --- In evolutionary-psychology@yahoogroups.com, mark hubey <hubeev@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Martin Swain <
      > martin.swain@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi Mark,
      > >
      > > Regarding whether CO2 levels alone are causing anything, I think it's a
      > > pretty good bet they aren't. We should know and understand by now that
      > > ecosystems are more complex than that, such that any effect on a global
      > > scale probably can't be attributed to a single cause.
      > >
      >
      > I suspect we are missing many things. For example CO2 is heavier than both
      > water vapor H2O, and oxygen O2. Ditto for nitrogen N2. Methane CH4 is also
      > light. So it seems CO2 should be hanging around at ground level, and indeed
      > dry ice is used to create that smoky mist hanging at ground level.
      > Maybe we will just get more plant growth. I am sure when complete simulation
      > models are built of the complete ecosystem we will have better results.
      > There seems to be no independent way of measuring temperature over the earth
      > except by these devices that are in place now. For example, I can check my
      > phone for temperature around where I live and I know that Fort Lee was built
      > up over the last 100 years or so. There is constant George Washington bridge
      > traffic with about 4 highways converging in. That has to have some affect of
      > some kind.
      >
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > >
      > > Martin Swain
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > --
      > Regards,
      > Mark Hubey
      >
      > "If it can't be expressed in figures, it is not science; it is opinion." —
      > Robert Heinlein--Spoken by character Lazarus Long in Time Enough for Love
      > (1973). In Leon E. Stover, Heinlein (1987)
      >
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