Global Warming Science Experiment

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    How hard is this?

    Take two large fish tank, fill about 3 inches with water.

    In the first you have earth atmosphere (what you're breathing right now) and seal it.

    In the second tank: same atmosphere, same water then seal it, then add a whopping 200/ppm CO2. I know that's an order of magnitude greater than the amount the Warmers are contending is causing devastating changes on earth, but, hey, this is real science.

    Observe and monitor difference in the two tanks.

    Ideally this would be a double blind experiment where the team monitoring the tanks would not know which was the filled with the planet killing, life ending Sun destroying 200ppm of CO2

    How hard is that?
     
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    Now Frank? Would this require the experimenter to expose BOTH tanks to the same external forces as the Earth is experiencing...(i.e. Sun, UV, etc...)?
     
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    Not hard at all. So do it. Why so damned lazy that you are waiting for someone else to do the experiment?
     
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    Pico Technology Experiment: Global Warming

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    Even over a small time period such as 20 minutes we are still able to get a difference of 4 degrees in temperature between the two samples. Students may not be impressed with such a small temperature difference in the lab. However, it needs to be stressed that scientists are in general agreement that an average increase of just 2 degrees celsius across the planet could have catastrophic effects on crop production and cause sea levels to increase significantly resulting in major flooding.
     
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    Glory

    The effects of carbon dioxide on the temperature

    The bottle with carbon dioxide in it will heat up faster and will stabilize at a higher temperature than the bottle with air. Some people measure a difference of five degrees Celsius or more, or the difference between a warm spring day and a hot summer day.
     
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    "Fill one of the bottles with carbon dioxide screw top on and plug any gaps with plasticine"

    A 100% CO2 atmosphere? Seriously?
     
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    A 100% CO2 atmosphere generates a 4 degree difference in temperature. The base temp without 100% CO2 was 25 so the 100% CO2 gives us a 20% increases in temperature

    Does that mean you need a 25% CO2 atmosphere to get a 1 degree increase?
     
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    "Use the seltzer bottle to fill one of the bottles with CO2..."

    Again, we're talking about a 100% CO2 atmosphere so NASA Glory experiment has a big hole in it, why, you can call it NASA's Gloryhole Experiment

    A far more interesting and appropriate experiment would be to take a 80% N2 and 20% O2 atmosphere, with zero CO2 and test that against 80% N2 and 20% O2 and 200PPM, then 400 then 600 PPM CO2 and see what, if anything, happens
     
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    "Dishonest intellectually we are, yessss" says Master Yoda
     
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    Oh, the reason I can't do my proposed experiment is that I do not own equipment sensitive enough to measure out 300 parts per million, which is the real amount of CO2 that should be used in the proposed experiment
     

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