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tl;dr: The claim cannot possibly be true, unless "Elon Musk's recent large-scale transactions" refers to all bitcoin transactions over the last six months. "The amount saved..." A detailed analysis by Carbon Brief finds that over its lifetime (assuming 150,000 km driven), a Tesla Model 3 results in 10 to 19 tonnes of carbon emissions, ...


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Has non-TSI solar output increased over the past century in ways the IPCC climate models ignore? Probably not. What Prof. Shaviv has done is shown that it is possible to make a simple climate model which replicates climate change by adding certain parameters the IPCC does not use. What they have not shown is whether this has any relation to reality. The ...


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tl;dr: Australia's GHG emissions probably declined significantly in 2020 due to COVID-19, but to know if they declined to their lowest since 1990, we'll need to wait until other analysis is available. How does Australia's counting of Australia's emissions compare to how others count? Without digging too deep into how the Australian Department of Industry, ...


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No SkepticalScience discusses various ways people have tried to claim that the sun has caused the recent warming of Earth, and they're just generally not justifiable. There are a number of studies that try to attribute warming just from statistical correlation, like Foster & Rahmstorf 2011, and they inevitably find essentially no solar effect, usually ...


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A partial answer, based on the 2011 paper, Quantifying the role of solar radiative forcing over the 20th century, by Shaviv and Shlomi Ziskin: Well, it turns out Shaviv and Ziskin do not make clear positive claims regarding what makes up that contributing factor of solar activity. They only make the basic assumptions that some kind of "Indirect solar/...


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