A new study poses a problem for biofuel proponents and agriculture alike: excessive and careless use of fertilizers has been fingered as the driver of growing atmospheric nitrous oxide concentrations. The study, published in Nature (abstract here), drew on the 40 years of atmospheric samples collected by CSIRO (the Commonwealth …
Oh look, yet another scare story from the CSIRO... *yawn*
I guess they felt in this weeks staff meeting that people weren't sufficiently scared about future droughts and heat waves since we've had one of the coldest and wettest summers on record and this may have had too many people laughing at them.
This goes doubly so over their 2008 predictions of the drought then being the new normal, since then we've had 3 or 4 years of flooding in different parts of Australia.
Mother Nature: <too many to count>
" growing atmospheric nitrous oxide concentrations." At least we'll all go laughing when we go!
It's my anaeshetist's gown.
Would this be the "warming" that stopped happening 10 years ago perhaps?
When Liebor gets punted into the political wilderness next year, the first thing the LNP should do is dismantle the CSIRO, they are clearly now little more than a political propraganda machine these days.
But why stop there?
Once they're done scrapping the CSIRO, move on the the Australian BoM. That could be a warm up for going to war with the following list of science organisations which warn us about AGCC:
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Astronomical Society
American Chemical Society
American Geophysical Union
American Institute of Physics
American Meteorological Society
American Physical Society
Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
British Antarctic Survey
Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences
Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Environmental Protection Agency
European Federation of Geologists
European Geosciences Union
European Physical Society
Federation of American Scientists
Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies
Geological Society of America
Geological Society of Australia
International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA)
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
National Center for Atmospheric Research
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Royal Meteorological Society
Royal Society of the UK