Daily Archives: January 20, 2018

Is CO2 Still Accelerating?

Not only is the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere on the rise, the rise itself has been getting faster — so CO2 concentration has been accelerating. A reader recently asked whether or not there’s any sign of its increase flattening out, or even stopping its acceleration.

Here’s the CO2 data from Mauna Loa:

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2017 Temperature Summary

RealClimate did a brief post about the latest global temperature data, just released. A reader comment says, “I think it would be a good idea to publish graphs with the influence of El Nino, etc, removed, if this is possible.

Happy to oblige.

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