robreidr6
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Global Warming

Postby robreidr6 » Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:24 pm

I need help to find a good experement to explain the full idea of global warming . Any ideas ?Please respond ASAP ! Thank you !!!

barretttomlinson
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Re: Global Warming

Postby barretttomlinson » Fri Jan 25, 2008 1:33 am

Hi,

Here are some places to look for ideas:

http://www.climatecrisis.net/thescience/

http://www.globalchange.com/berry.html

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... rming.html

http://www.switched.com/2007/12/19/high ... utube-hit/

http://www.earthsky.org/article/leonard ... ming-video

http://www.livescience.com/php/video/pl ... locksGreen

http://www.5min.com/Video/The-Truth-Abo ... ming-11796

The best experiment that I can think of is to gather historical data on average temperature over the last two hundred years and average CO2 concentrations over the same period and data on the use of fossil fuels over the same time frame, and plot the data on top of one another. Do you see a correlation between them?

This is a very important and timely project. Good luck on it!

Barrett Tomlinson

barretttomlinson
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Re: Global Warming

Postby barretttomlinson » Sat Jan 26, 2008 1:16 am

Hi!

I just read this article in the Wall Street Journal Newspaper, Friday, January 18,2008 p W3:

http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB ... yahoo_free

It talks about what people are doing themselves to mitigate carbon emissions that contribute to global warming.

wills_wow
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Re: Global Warming

Postby wills_wow » Sun Feb 24, 2008 4:05 pm

This is another good site to visit. See if you can spark an idea from it. If you have any further questions, post them!

http://ku-prism.org/resources/polar/warminglessons.html#middle

chemist
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Re: Global Warming

Postby chemist » Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:15 pm

http://www.chemsoc.org/networks/learnne ... n/home.htm
http://www.nagt.org/files/nagt/jge/abst ... n3p274.pdf
http://www.espere.net/Unitedkingdom/wat ... nhouse.htm
There are faults with all these experiments
All allow heat to escape through walls of the containing
vessel. Two of them allow warm air to escape from the air
vessel which is replaced by cooler air so causing it to cool .
In the only refereed experiment it explains that insulation
causes air and CO2 to warm up at same rate.
In my view none of the experiments which are used extensively
in schools etc are scientifically valid.


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