[LINK] The Dangers of Exec Summaries - Was - Web Crashing
tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Tue Jul 3 08:39:52 AEST 2012
On 02/07/12 10:53, Richard Archer wrote:
> ... Wikipedia page:
> Which states ... "emissions of CO2 by human activities are
> currently more than 130 times greater than the quantity emitted by
> volcanoes, amounting to about 27 billion tonnes per year". ...
I checked the source cited in the Wikipedia, the U.S. Geological Survey.
That seems credible, but it said 135 times, not 130, so I have amended
the Wikipedia entry accordingly. I am not sure where the "27 billion
tonnes per year" came from, and it did not seem necessary, so I deleted it.
> There are lots of big words on that page, so I'm unable to make any
> sense of it ...
The Simple English Wikipedia uses a more limited vocabulary:
ps: I am a member of the ANU Climate Change Institute, but not a climate
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