Archive | September, 2011

Does the Trenberth et al “Earth’s Energy Budget Diagram” Contain a Paradox?

DRAFT 5,  5/Oct/2011 Here we go; extracted from their 2009 paper, it being an update of that in the IPCC report of 2007 (& also 2001): The unusual aspect of this diagram is that instead of directly showing radiative Heat Transfer  from the surface, it gives their depiction of the greenhouse effect in terms of radiation flux […]

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hemispherical radiation

Diagram of IR radiation leaving Earth’s surface

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