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GoSouthYoungins

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Re: Toward Improved Discussions of Methane & Climate
« Reply #100 on: July 15, 2020, 07:15:39 PM »
[Methane] is 28 times more powerful than CO2 at trapping heat[/b]

That's at least a 4x underestimation.  An "improved discussion of methane and climate" might want to start with a GWP1 for CH4.
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Re: Toward Improved Discussions of Methane & Climate
« Reply #101 on: July 15, 2020, 08:57:46 PM »
Radiative forcings of CO2, CH4 and other greenhouse gases are given towards the bottom of this page

https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/aggi/aggi.html

CH4 is about a 1/4 that of CO2