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Canada Free Press ^ | July 21, 2009 | Fred Dardick

Posted on 07/28/2009 11:44:31 PM PDT by FredDardick

Unfortunately for Democrats, global warming is much more complicated science than what their theories predict. The greatest contributing factor to global temperatures isn’t atmospheric carbon dioxide, it’s the sun. The sun’s release of energy has natural variations and it is currently in a state known as solar minimum; the lowest energy output by the sun as it oscillates through an approximate 11 year cycle of activity, also known as the Schwabe cycle.

This is the primary reason for the colder than normal temperatures recorded across the country this summer.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agenda; algore; astronomy; c02; carboncult; catastrophism; climate; democrats; globalwarming; greenreligion; littleiceage; science; solarcycle; solarminimum; sun
Great summery on why global warming is a poorly understood science that needs to be further studied before we tax ourselves into a depression.
1 posted on 07/28/2009 11:44:31 PM PDT by FredDardick
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Beam me to Planet Gore !

2 posted on 07/28/2009 11:46:21 PM 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: FredDardick
"currently in a state known as solar minimum; the lowest energy output by the sun as it oscillates through an approximate 11 year cycle of activity, also known as the Schwabe cycle. This is the primary reason for the colder than normal temperatures recorded across the country this summer."

There was some global warming nutcase on the news today saying that this cool spell is only local in this area (North Dakota, central Canada) and that the rest of the world is still getting hotter. Of course there was no one in the media to ask why the global temperature averages don't agree with his statement.

3 posted on 07/28/2009 11:51:42 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

My Flat Earth Society / Ernest T. Bass Rock Chuckers Anonymous Almanac says it’s gonna be a dang cold winter starting in late august with light snow on the 24th !


4 posted on 07/29/2009 12:42:17 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: FredDardick

If the globull warming crowd can ignore the solar minimum, just wait until we hit the solar maximum!


5 posted on 07/29/2009 12:57:46 AM PDT by DariusBane (Even the Rocks shall cry out "Hobamma to the Highest")
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To: FredDardick
The great irony here is it is entirely possible that President Obama and congressional Democrats will impose massive new energy taxes on the nation in a misguided effort to combat global warming, while at the same time the earth is barreling towards another little ice age.

It's not ironic government, and particularly Democrats, are always slow, both mentally and politically.

Al Gore is profiting more than many Wall Street executives from global warming. Gore is getting panic stricken that global cooling will be recognized before the Cap and Trade bill is enacted. I wonder how many other member of Congress have their fingers in this pot.

6 posted on 07/29/2009 1:13:43 AM PDT by monocle
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To: FredDardick
Correction :

Great summery on why global warming is a poorly understood science that needs to be further studied before we tax ourselves into oblivion.

There now, fixed.
7 posted on 07/29/2009 1:17:30 AM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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8 posted on 07/29/2009 3:37:55 AM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: Squantos
My Flat Earth Society / Ernest T. Bass Rock Chuckers Anonymous Almanac says it’s gonna be a dang cold winter starting in late august with light snow on the 24th !

How far north of Fairbanks are you, by the way?

9 posted on 07/29/2009 3:49:04 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (AGWT is very robust with respect to data. All observations confirm it at the 100% confidence level.)
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To: Prophet in the wilderness

You forgot: summery = summary

;-)


10 posted on 07/29/2009 5:12:55 AM PDT by Prodigal Son
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To: FredDardick

The great question for the age: When does algore get so fat that he reaches his “tipping point”. When that happens (and it will) the result won’t be pretty, kids.


11 posted on 07/29/2009 5:15:47 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Nathan Zachary
There was some global warming nutcase on the news today saying that this cool spell is only local in this area (North Dakota, central Canada) and that the rest of the world is still getting hotter

I guess that is why we have broken over 100 all-time low temperature marks for July throughout the state down here in Alabama this month. I guess I missed the part about Alabama being part of Central Canada in geography class. What a maroon.

12 posted on 07/29/2009 5:24:24 AM PDT by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: FredDardick
One good measure of a model's ability to predict the future is its ability to 'predict' the past. That is, assume it is 1880, and then predict the temperatures in 2009. If sunspot activity is included in the 'prediction', the models can be quite accurate in not only 'predicting' 2009 temperatures, but also the heating and cooling trends that happened in between.

The problem for the Warmists is that there is no residual warming left over to attribute to CO2. That is, virtually all of the temperature anomalies can be explained without including CO2 in the model. When CO2 is included, the models are no longer accurate. That leaves the Warmists with the only option to deny that sunspots are a factor.

13 posted on 07/29/2009 6:02:55 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Global Warming Theory is extremely robust with respect to data. All observations confirm it)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

You’d have to go North from Fairbanks about 22,800 miles to get to Squantosville.


14 posted on 07/29/2009 6:05:33 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Nathan Zachary
There was some global warming nutcase on the news today saying that this cool spell is only local in this area (North Dakota, central Canada) and that the rest of the world is still getting hotter.

Too bad they didn't see the headlines in the Nashville, TN, newspapers on July 20th. Nashville set a new all time record low 3 mornings in a row around July 20th. My weather station, located about 90 miles SE of Nashville, recorded 51F, a full eight degrees lower than what was recorded in Nashville. The forecast is for highs in the low 80's and low's in the low 60's for the next three weeks. Ordinarily, we have highs in the mid to upper 90's and low's in the lower 70's. This is generally the hottest, driest part of the year. Not this year, though.....

15 posted on 07/29/2009 6:11:54 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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Also, notice there have been NO ... yes I said no tropical storm activities this year. I go to the weather underground web site and they have plenty of globull warming alarmists, but for some reason they are reporting the low temperatures and total lack of storm activity with little or no commentary. Imagine the freaking commentary if we were in a solar maximum right now. But I remember that Gore’s brilliant PowerPoint Presentation, “An Inconvenient Lack of Truth” said we will see a greater number and more intense storms. That was 2005/06. Just the opposite has happened since.


16 posted on 07/29/2009 6:33:19 AM PDT by JohnEBoy
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Just the opposite has happened since.

Yep. Joe Bastardi over at Accuweather, one of the best in the 'bidness if you axe me, is forecasting a cold winter for the eastern half of the US. The storm track he's forecasting is what gives us massive ice storms here in SE Tennessee or storms like the one in '93 that dumped 38" of snow here at my hacienda. I've got about 3 years worth of firewood in my crib now and a bumper crop of pretty much everything coming out of my garden this year. I pick up this year's cow from the butcher on Monday. Just put new all terrain tires on my Pathfinder and serviced my backup generator, too. I'm ready.....

17 posted on 07/29/2009 6:54:27 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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That is, virtually all of the temperature anomalies can be explained without including CO2 in the model.

That's because rising C02 follows rising temperature, not the other way around. This has been shown multiple times over history as revealed in the analysis of numerous ice cores taken in both arctic and antarctic regions covering hundreds of centuries of time....

18 posted on 07/29/2009 6:57:20 AM PDT by Thermalseeker (Stop the insanity - Flush Congress!)
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To: Nathan Zachary
The Lassen article mentioned in this article is here:
http://www.tmgnow.com/repository/solar/lassen1.html

Anyone honestly interested in the subject of AGW would do well to be familiar with this. One of the graphics in the article follows. The last solar cycle #23 lasted from May96 to Dec08 = 12.7 years (unless Sol gets very quiet the rest of this year)


19 posted on 07/29/2009 7:26:35 AM PDT by AFPhys ((.Praying for President Bush, our troops, their families, and all my American neighbors..))
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To: FredDardick
Yup, still no sunspots: http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/sunspots/
20 posted on 07/29/2009 7:28:13 AM PDT by SW6906 (6 things you can't have too much of: sex, money, firewood, horsepower, guns and ammunition.)
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If the globull warming crowd can ignore the solar minimum, just wait until we hit the solar maximum!

So true. I shudder to think of the outcries about man-made global warming if we were in a solar maximum. Being in a solar minimum buys us a bit of time to not only update the science but use it to try to convince real-world scientists of the actual climate cycle.

On the other hand I remember one global-warming activist saying the opposite. Since we are in a solar minimum, we have a little more time to enact laws, rules and regulations to get ready for the solar maximum.

21 posted on 07/29/2009 9:07:31 AM PDT by CedarDave
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additional:

NASA now saying that a Dalton Minimum repeat is possible
Watts Up With That? | Jul 28, 2009 | David Archibald
Posted on 07/29/2009 11:20:53 AM PDT by decimon
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2303765/posts


22 posted on 07/29/2009 2:37:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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additional.
 
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23 posted on 07/29/2009 2:40:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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