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Global Temperature Is Dropping, Not Rising
Repubx ^ | 7/13/2009 | DefendUSx

Posted on 07/14/2009 11:05:02 AM PDT by Signalman

Environmental doomsayers may still be claiming that we must radically reduce carbon-dioxide and other “greenhouse” gas emissions in order to prevent catastrophic global warming, but they cling to that position despite the fact that the warming they’ve been forecasting has not occurred. In fact, the average global temperature has gone down, not up, in recent years.

The graph at this link from icecap.us shows that the average global temperature has been dropping since at least 2002, even though the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has been increasing.

A graph based on satellite temperature readings can be found at the appropriately named “algorelied” website. Here the data is put into a 30-year perspective. Markers indicate that the temperature has decreased by 0.74°F (0.39°C) since January 24, 2006. The significance of that date? That’s when Al Gore’s sci-fi-thriller An Inconvenient Truth was released at the Sundance Film Festival. The data showing this cooling trend was taken from thousands of satellite measurements encompassing the entire lower atmosphere of the Earth with an accuracy of 0.01°C. The satellite data is far more accurate than surface temperature measurements, which are limited to the 28 percent of the planet not covered by oceans. (Even in the United States, where one would expect the surface temperature measurements to be more accurate than elsewhere, a recent survey found that only 11 percent of the monitoring stations meet the National Weather Service’s siting requirements.

If we were to extrapolate the change in temperature in the last 42 months since Gore’s movie debut to the year 2100, we would forecast a decrease of 19.9°F (8.8°C) — temperatures not seen since the last Ice Age 12,000 years ago. Is such an extrapolation reliable? Of course not! But that’s the kind of extrapolation game global-warming alarmists like to play.

Still another look at global temperatures and alarmist predictions comes from EPA analyst Alan Carlin, who shows graphically in a March 2009 report (pdf) how IPCC temperature projections and reality diverge. Carlin’s graph is located on page four of his report. As he explains on the following page, the red, purple, and orange lines on his graph show IPCC temperature predictions assuming different emission scenarios; the yellow line shows what the IPCC claims would happen if the CO2 concentration were to remain the same; and the blue and green lines show the actual temperature records based on ground and satellite readings respectively. The blue and green lines — the lines reflecting the actual temperature records — are the only lines dropping instead of climbing on Carlin’s graph. In fact, the actual global temperature has fallen by 0.3°C in just the last three years according to the satellite data.

The EPA document also notes that the actual data conflict with the theory that CO2 causes temperature to rise:

What’s really rather remarkable, is that since 2000, the rates at which CO2 emissions and concentrations are increasing have accelerated. According to Canadell et al. (2008), fossil fuel and cement emissions increased by 3.3 percent per year during 2000-2006, compared to 1.3 percent per year in the 1990s. Similarly, atmospheric CO2 concentrations increased by 1.93 parts per million per year during 2000-2006, compared to 1.58 ppm in the 1990s. And yet, despite accelerating emission rates and concentrations, there's been no net warming in the 21st century, and more accurately, a decline.

And finally some climate tid-bits from the Climate Depot that keeps up with such things:

• Cape Cod farmers lose crops due to “June that felt more like April”

• NYC has coolest June since 1958

• Another new low temperature at Bryce Canyon: June 6th, 20oF. Record had been 27oF set in 1951

• Every day in June was below normal in Los Angeles since temperature records began in 1944.

Why don’t global-warming alarmists address the issue of the recent decline in global temperatures? It raises questions about their real agenda, does it no


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: climate; edhiserodt; globalcooling; globalwarming; tna

1 posted on 07/14/2009 11:05:02 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Bobkk47

Great, that problem’s solved.

Now we can drill, right?


2 posted on 07/14/2009 11:08:04 AM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Bobkk47
Oregon is having a summer which looks identical to October.
Only the longer days tell you its summer.
3 posted on 07/14/2009 11:08:53 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: Bobkk47

sssssshhhh! It’s settled science.


4 posted on 07/14/2009 11:09:20 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (I don't believe anything anyone says about anything anymore.)
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To: Bobkk47

It’s global cooling....no wait, it’s global warming...no wait, it’s global cooling...


5 posted on 07/14/2009 11:10:25 AM PDT by SandWMan (While you may not be able to legislate morality, you can legislate morally.)
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To: Bobkk47

Back in the early part of this decade, as the Glow Bull Warming hype was heating up (no pun intended), Dr. Sally Baliunas acknowledged that of the 11 major gases that comprise our atmosphere, we understand fewer how fewer than half of them affect climate.

IWO, the war on CO2 is mostly just gas!


6 posted on 07/14/2009 11:10:35 AM PDT by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: Bobkk47

This has been a great summer so far. Glad I don’t have to buy the kids a pool this year.


7 posted on 07/14/2009 11:10:35 AM PDT by stevio (Crunchy Con - God, guns, guts, and organically grown crunchy nuts.)
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To: keats5

It’ll be curious how the global warmers find the solution to global cooling. They can’t readily associate the carbon issue back over to global cooling because they’ve already dismissed most of the science that would have at least been a fairy-tale answer to this.

If glaciers start a massive gain...then their entire agenda is likely fall apart. Al might have something to finally worry about. The question is...can he write another great science wonder and win the Nobel Peace Prize for global cooling?


8 posted on 07/14/2009 11:13:54 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Bobkk47
Al Gore Pictures, Images and Photos
9 posted on 07/14/2009 11:15:18 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Bobkk47

Pesky things, facts are.


10 posted on 07/14/2009 11:15:24 AM PDT by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero since 1-20-09!)
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To: Bobkk47

No AC’s put in yet here (North Shore MA).
Rest of week looks high 70’s and low humidity.
Thanks Algore....


11 posted on 07/14/2009 11:15:26 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: Bobkk47

With the alleged fall of communism (actually, they just swapped their uniforms for blue suits, tucked their pistols into their waistbands and changed their names — and darned if one didn’t move into the White House!), the Globull Elite needed a new BOOGEYMAN with which to frighten and control the dumb masses (say it fast for maximum effect): THE ECOLOGY and MAN CAUSED GLOBULL WARMING GOT THE NOD!

Oh yeah, I forgot the cool part about picking the pockets of the wealthier nations to enrich some of them and their leading drum major, Algore while bleeding the nasty old United States white. (PAGING ALGORE – PAGING ALGORE…log into your dozen bank accounts ASAP. They are WAAAYYYY over the FDIC insurance limit! Username reminder: FREAKING_PHONEY/Password reminder: Village_idiot)

The elitists’ ultimate goal in this man-caused GLOBULL WARMING HYSTERIA is to level the nasty old U.S. with the Turd World despotisms with which we are to be merged into their New World Odor (misspelling intentional) where TADA (trumpet fanfare here!), the GLOBULL ELITES will BE IN CHARGE.

And to reinforce the point, old Algore – ripping a page from the Joe Biden Foot in Mouth playbook or, in the alternative, displaying a level of brazenness reflective of the ignorance and apathy among the elitists’ soon to be serfs/slaves (that’d be the rest of us) — recently offered that Cap and Trade would be the final step in destroying any remaining American sovereignty and haul us once and for all into his longed for global governance.

“If you’re happy and you know it CLANK YOUR CHAINS…”

Questions??


12 posted on 07/14/2009 11:16:33 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (ELECTION 2010 IS THE MOST IMPORTANT OF OUR LIFETIME! If you have to ask why, UR part of the problem!)
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To: Bobkk47

Here in northern West Virginia they are calling for a possible record low temperature tonight in the upper 40s.
For the first two weeks of July our daily average has averaged 5 degrees below normal. I know, I know, it’s Climate Change.


13 posted on 07/14/2009 11:16:45 AM PDT by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: Bobkk47

The winter cover is still on my A/C. It’s mid-July. At this rate, Fall will be here and I’ll just leave the A/C compressor covered year-round.


14 posted on 07/14/2009 11:20:36 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd: ON)
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To: Dick Bachert

(in my best Ed McMahon)

You! are correct sir!


15 posted on 07/14/2009 11:36:17 AM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: Bobkk47
Here in Liberal Land near Seattle, WA it is 63F at 11:30 AM on July 14. It seems more like October than the middle of July. It could be a local phenomena, except these unusually cold temps seem to be occurring worldwide. Actual ice ages not the so called “mini-ice ages” like the one that we have been recovering from for the past several hundred years, come on suddenly in historical terms. By “suddenly” I mean a couple of decades. During the most recent actual ice age approximately 12,500 years ago, most of North America and Northern Europe were uninhabitable.
16 posted on 07/14/2009 11:40:43 AM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: Bobkk47; enough_idiocy; Desdemona; rdl6989; Little Bill; IrishCatholic; Normandy; ...
 




Beam me to Planet Gore !

17 posted on 07/14/2009 11:47:53 AM PDT by steelyourfaith ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money" - Lady Thatcher)
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To: Dick Bachert
And to reinforce the point, old Algore – ripping a page from the Joe Biden Foot in Mouth playbook or, in the alternative, displaying a level of brazenness reflective of the ignorance and apathy among the elitists’ soon to be serfs/slaves (that’d be the rest of us) — recently offered that Cap and Trade would be the final step in destroying any remaining American sovereignty and haul us once and for all into his longed for global governance.

I would really love to have a reference for that statement by Gore.
18 posted on 07/14/2009 12:06:11 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: Bobkk47
Great article...now somebody get Bloviating Bill O'Reilly to read it.

He was ridiculing those who don't buy into the global warming scam the other day.

19 posted on 07/14/2009 12:11:49 PM PDT by oldsalt (There's no such thing as a free lunch.)
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To: Zathras
"Oregon is having a summer which looks identical to October."

Well it is supposed to get up to 84 today in Eugene. It's currently about 69 @ 12:30

20 posted on 07/14/2009 12:28:09 PM PDT by rednesss (fascism is the union,marriage,merger or fusion of corporate economic power with governmental power)
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To: SoConPubbie

Would a July 7th VIDEO OF HIS REMARKS AT OXFORD WORK??

http://algorelied.com/?p=2462


21 posted on 07/14/2009 1:02:28 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (ELECTION 2010 IS THE MOST IMPORTANT OF OUR LIFETIME! If you have to ask why, UR part of the problem!)
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To: the_devils_advocate_666
From Accuweather.com

For people in Pittsburgh, Tuesday morning was the chilliest one for the date in more than 120 years! The mercury dipped down to 51 degrees, breaking the long-standing record low of 52 from 1888. Records were also set or tied Tuesday morning in several other Northeast cities, including Rochester and Binghamton.

22 posted on 07/14/2009 1:50:08 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: GQuagmire

Could you send Al to Austin (just for a little while)? We’ve had August weather since May and I for one am sick of it. Send some of that rain while you’re at it, too.


23 posted on 07/15/2009 8:28:33 AM PDT by gingeroni
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To: Bobkk47; neverdem; Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Here is the "real" author of the article and the magazine for which he was writing.
Global Temperature Is Dropping, Not Rising
Written by Ed Hiserodt   
Saturday, July 11,  2009

 

24 posted on 07/18/2009 7:18:07 PM PDT by Coleus (Abortion, Euthanasia & FOCA - - don't Obama and the Democrats just kill ya!)
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