[LMB] CO2 - Re: Butter Bugs! Well, almost.... OT:

Paula Lieberman paal at gis.net
Fri Jun 27 06:05:38 BST 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Allums" <mark at allums.com>

> Greg Hennessy wrote:
>>> I have read, and I believe, and I will look up a reference if necessary,
>>> that CO2 is responsible for about 2% of warming, and water vapor, about
>>> 95%.  Methane, fluorocarbons, and other things, the other 3%.
>> Please do look up the reference, I think your numbers aren't even close
>> to reality.
>> Water vapor causes about 60 percent of the greenhouse
>> effect, CO2 about 25 percent. The numbers are uncertain
>> enough that you could add or subtract about 10 percentage
>> points from either number and I would accept it as reasonable.
> It's hard to find numbers.  It's also hard to find references to serious

I find that dubious.  Go find a university with a decent technical 
library.... and go through a citations index.

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