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Old 01-06-2013, 11:23 PM   #54
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Originally Posted by cdcox View Post
Here is the description of the three scenarios from Hansen's paper:

" We make a 100-year control run and perform experiments for three scenarios of atmospheric composition. These experiments begin in 1958 and include measured or estimated changes in atmospheric CO2, CH4, H2O, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and stratospheric aerosols for the period from 1958 to the present. Scenario A assumes continued exponential trace gas growth, scenario B assumes a reduced linear linear growth of trace gases, and scenario C assumes a rapid curtailment of trace gas emissions such that the net climate forcing ceases to increase after the year 2000."

Hansen, J., I. Fung, A. Lacis, D. Rind, Lebedeff, R. Ruedy, G. Russell, and P. Stone, 1988: Global climate changes as forecast by Goddard Institute for Space Studies three-dimensional model. J. Geophys. Res., 93, 9341-9364, doi:10.1029/88JD00231.

Here is global CO2 emissions which shows an exponential growth pattern up to the 1950's and a sub-linear growth rate since then, totally consistent with scenario B:



http://cdiac.ornl.gov/trends/emis/glo.html

So your characterization of the emissions as a "blatant lie" needs to be retracted.

OK, then explain this:

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