ACO2 = Anthropogenic CO2 - what Percentage is it of total CO2?

This is much debated in various blogs and websites.   It depends on the total emissions that are human caused versus the total CO2 resident in the atmosphere.    The Carbon Cycle data indicates that if the resident time is low, perhaps under a year, then the percentage of ACO2 can be as low as 3%.    Dr Salby (see the video below) in his analysis of ACO2, resident time and percentage of ACO2 comes away with 5 different approaches to show that ACO2 is slightly less than 3% and resident only 8 months.   Furthermore he shows that the temperature change due to ACO2 will be a few hundredths of a degree C with the higher CO2 that is expected by the end of the century.  







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