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Global Warming … Again

If you do a site search here at MOST, you will find that, apart from water system operations topics, no topic comes up as much as global warming.  I haven’t posted lately on this topic, but those of you who …
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A New Greenhouse Gas!

I would really like to focus on water-related topics, but somehow the LA Times won’t let me escape from the anthropogenic – human-caused – global warming (AGW) issue. As an aside, we know that this must be a serious issue …
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The Carbon Cycle

Yesterday, we got a quick look at organic chemistry, and identified several different substances that contain carbon. These include carbon by itself – as an element – carbon dioxide (CO2), and biomolecules (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.) fast cash 4 homes …
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The Wonderful World of Carbon

Unlike laws made by humans, the laws of nature cannot be broken – not even by Al Gore. We have discovered many natural laws, among them the law of conservation of matter. This law states that matter cannot be created …
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Some Not-So-Vicious Cycles

As we examine the Earth around us, we see many “cycles.” These are predictable pathways that see certain kinds of matter changing from one form to another – and eventually returning to some original form, only to begin the journey …
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Death to the Respirators!

Do you want the Earth to be destroyed? Does anyone? Really? Is there one single sane person on this planet that really, really wants to destroy the Earth? Of course not. But that’s not how the debate on global warming …
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Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain!

Remember that great line from “The Wizard of Oz”?  Toto had pulled back the curtain, revealing the “wizard” for what he was: a fraud.  With the recent revelations about data manipulation and loss from some of the key scientists involved …
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Science and Soda Pop

  I can’t let the closing of the conference in Copenhagen pass without some comments on global warming.So let’s take a quick look at an important property of that “evil” substance, carbon dioxide: solubility.Time for an experiment! Take a can …
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