Proponents of the concept of global warming long ago recognized that the public and elected officials weren’t buying the concept. They repackaged the idea, labeled it “climate change,” and the rest is history. Now weather is politicized and computer models have been turned into pawns in elections and tools for justifying increased government budgets. The global warming/climate change (GWCC) narrative has made Al Gore, Tom Steyer and Bill McKibben rich men peddling unrealized and unjustified fear.
What the real science tells us.
In January 2012, sixteen eminent scientists published an article in the Wall Street Journal, titled, “No Need to Panic About Global Warming.” If mankind is causing global warming then how do you explain:
“Today’s CO2 concentrations worldwide average about 380 parts per million. This level of CO2 concentration is trivial compared with the concentrations during earlier geologic periods. For example, 460 million years ago, during the Ordovician Period, CO2 concentrations were 4,400 ppm, and temperatures then were about the same as they are today. With such high levels of CO2, the Earth should have been boiling.”
It seems more reasonable to be agnostic based upon this fact:
“According to the Climate.gov website, the current global average temperature is roughly shy of 60 degrees Fahrenheit. About 55 million years ago – just after the age of the Dinosaurs – the era known as the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) saw average global temps as high as 73 degrees Fahrenheit.”
Humans were not around during the Paleocene Maximum.
As humans only showed up about 100,000 years ago how do you account for the PETM era? Supposedly, 97% of scientists agree man is the cause of catastrophic GWCC. When, in fact, that statement is false. Moreover:
“A recent study reported in the peer-reviewed Organization Studie found that just 36 percent of earth scientists and engineers believe that humans are creating a climate change crisis. A majority of the 1,077 respondents in the survey believe that nature is the primary cause of recent GWCC.”
Is the media ignoring this information?
If you believe the 97% figure then why hasn’t this information been widely reported?
“The media ignore a petition on the Internet signed by more than 31,000 scientists, including 9,029 PhDs, 7,157 with a Master’s of Science, and 12, 715 with a Bachelor of Science degree, all of whom dispute the global warming thesis.”
The GWCC narrative also took a hit when a March 2019 NASA study found the famous Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland was starting to grow again “after retreating about 1.8 miles and thinning nearly 130 feet annually since 2013.” Natural variability seems to be the cause not man.
The entire concept that CO2 is the primary driver of climate change may, in fact, be completely wrong. Are there other factors that determine earth’s heating and cooling other than CO2? According to Professor A. Balasubramanian from the Centre for Advanced Studies in Earth Sciences, University of Mysore:
“The climate of a region (or whole earth) is determined by radiation energy of the sun, and its distribution and temporal fluctuations. The long-term state of the atmosphere is a function of a variety of interacting elements. They are: solar radiation, air masses, pressure systems (cyclone belts), ocean currents, topography.”
Are we in danger of global cooling?
There are, in other words, very serious questions about the connection between CO2 and recent warming trends in the 20th and 21st century. Climate scientist Vijay Jayaraj cites these weather facts to make the case the earth is actually in danger of global cooling:
“There is poor correlation between CO2 emissions and global temperature. Between 2000 and 2018, global temperature showed no significant increase despite a steep increase in carbon dioxide emissions from anthropogenic sources. The same was the case between the years 1940 and 1970. When carbon dioxide concentration increases at a constant and steady rate and temperature doesn’t follow the pattern, we can be certain that carbon dioxide is not the primary driver of global temperature.”
Is CO2 the main driver of weather?
MIT atmospheric physicist, Richard Lindzen, one of the world’s leading climatologists also believes CO2 is not the main factor in GWCC. He questions whether the earth is warming, cooling or somewhere in between; in other words Dr. Lindzen is a skeptic because he doesn’t know if CO2 is the main driver of weather. Climate scientists acknowledge life on earth is possible because of the Earth’s positioning in the solar system to the sun and “that the sun is the biggest influencer and driver of global temperature.”
NASA removes reference to our sun’s impact on climate.
NASA’s original homepage accepted, “the sun’s impact on our climate system.” But the organization succumbed to the GWCC madness and removed the statement. Freedom of speech and scientific debate have been squelched. CO2 has been declared the cause of climate change, and all facts that contradict that conclusion will be ignored. Yet, the fact remains that there are serious questions that should be asked. Are we looking at the wrong phenomenon? Should we be debating global cooling? A number of climate scientists believe “another major cooling” is likely to happen in this century. Will we still be talking about “global warming” when the next ice age begins?