Title: Volcanic Versus Anthropogenic CO2 Speaker: Terry Gerlach Publication: The Outcrop, March 2013, p. 41 The climate change debate has revived the belief, widespread among climate change skeptics, that volcanoes emit more CO2 than the 37 billion metric tons per year from human activities. In fact, CO2 emissions from human activities dwarf all published estimates of the annual global volcanic CO2 … More Luncheon Program – March 6, 2013
Title: A Climate of Doubt about Global Warming Speaker: Dr. Robert C. Balling, Jr., Director, Office of Climatology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, AAPG Distinguished Lecturer Date: March 10, 2000 Publication: The Outcrop, March 2000, p. 7 Over the past decade, global warming has become a front-page environmental issue capturing the attention of thousands of scientists and policy … More RMAG Distinguished Lecture Series, 2000
Title: What Kind of Bird Are You? Publication: The Outcrop, August 2006, p. 28 In a recent Geotimes article (June 2006), .Michael Glantz divided observers of the Global Warming debate into four groups: Hawks are convinced beyond reasonable doubt that human activities not only can, but are, altering the chemical composition of the atmosphere in … More What Kind of Bird Are You?
Title: Ice Cores from Greenland and Antarctica: Climate Change in the Earth’s Past Speaker: Todd K. Hinkley, USGS Date: August 4, 2006 Publication: The Outcrop, August 2006, p. 4 The National Ice Core Laboratory in Lakewood has 15,000 1-meter tubes of ice cores, drilled from the ice covered regions of the world, Greenland and Antarctica. … More Luncheon – August 4, 2006
Title: Global Warming: Understanding the Data and the Controls on Climate and Separating Hype, Media Misrepresentation and Politics in Deciding Whether to Adapt, Mitigate, or Do Nothing Authors: Paul Belanger and Genevieve Young Publication: The Outcrop, September 2007, p. 11-12 In the April 2006 Outcrop editorial, Bob Cluff discussed the global warming (GW) issue in … More Global Warming
Title: A Geologist’s View on Global Change: Does it Impact Us in Colorado? Speaker: Bob Raynolds, Research Associate, Denver Museum of Nature & Science Date: March 16, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, March 2007, p. 5 Geologic time affords one the perspective to contemplate changes of process and phenomena spanning billions and billions of years. In our lifetime … More Luncheon – March 16, 2007