Skip to comments.Carbon Dioxide irrelevant in climate debate says MIT Scientist
Posted on 08/18/2009 7:46:39 AM PDT by Danae
In a study sure to ruffle the feathers of the Global Warming cabal, Professor Richard Lindzen of MIT has published a paper which proves that IPCC models are overstating by 6 times, the relevance of CO2 in Earths Atmosphere. Dr. Lindzen has found that heat is radiated out in to space at a far higher rate than any modeling system to date can account for.
Editorial: The science is in. the scare is out. Recent papers and data give a complete picture of why the UN is wrong.
The pdf file located at the link above from the Science and Public Policy Institute has absolutely, convincingly, and irrefutably proven the theory of Anthropogenic Global Warming to be completely false.
Professor Richard Lindzen of MITs peer reviewed work states we now know that the effect of CO2 on temperature is small, we know why it is small, and we know that it is having very little effect on the climate.
"The global surface temperature record, which we update and publish every month, has shown no statistically-significant global warming for almost 15 years. Statistically-significant global cooling has now persisted for very nearly eight years. Even a strong el Nino expected in the coming months will be unlikely to reverse the cooling trend.
More significantly, the ARGO bathythermographs deployed throughout the worlds oceans since 2003 show that the top 400 fathoms of the oceans, where it is agreed between all parties that at least 80% of all heat caused by man made global warming must accumulate, have been cooling over the past six years. That now prolonged ocean cooling is fatal to the official theory that global warming will happen on anything other than a minute scale." - SPPI
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I agree, thats why it’s imperative that we get this news out to the world! Knowledge is power, and facts are really hard to argue with. It takes only a little education of the public to make it clear as a bell that Global warming is not only a lie, the climate is cooling, but also that CO2 has nothing to do with climate at all.
LOL I won’t tell him, I will whack him upside the head with it though (figuratively speaking). Gore is a bald faced liar.
I heard a great illustration, one I use for global warming debates with people who think they are so smart and nuanced.
Take an Olympic sized swimming pool, one that Phelps won all those medals in, take the temperature of the water. Now pretend that is the whole atmosphere. Take a common ordinary eyedropper, take about 10 of them. Fill them with boiling water. Now squirt all ten in the pool, wait about 10 seconds and take the temperature of the pool, do you think the temp went up? Well those 10 eyedroppers are ALL the Co2 us humans generate through respiration, automobiles, industry, burning leaves,etc. Do you think taking away those 10 eyedroppers of water away will lower the temp of the pool water? See how dumb your argument is. Always gets them irrational or elicits a smile and the light bulb goes on. Those ratios are exactly what we are talking about. Hyperbole and deception falls flat in the face of real science.
Ha! Lindzen calls Hanson’s predictions “rodomontade”
rodomontade or rhodomontade 1 : a bragging speech 2 : vain boasting or bluster.
Oh that IS a good one! I will remember that!
That should be the word of the day....
Nice timing by Dr Lindzen. Perhpas I’ll send a copy of the paper to the SCOTUS where they still believe that CO2 is a pollutant.
'Course, they still won't give up. Way too much money at stake, besides the chance they can seize control of the economy.
Ping for later.
we now know that the effect of CO2 on temperature is small, we know why it is small, and we know that it is having very little effect on the climate.
One thing he said was that, as far as he can see, though some scientists jump on the AGW bandwagon, it's interesting that they only seem to really accept the garbage in other people's fields -- in their own fields, they stick to the facts.
Either way, the world has been the victim of some very bad science. The results of which can be seen in drastically reduced GDP in countries with the Cap and Trade laws in place, as well a a 5 - 10% decrease in standard of living for those citizens living there (Taxing Carbon designed to fail.), all with little or no effect on emissions globally.
But those crazies up at MIT don't know nuthin' bout no numbers or science, do they????
Water vapor constitutes Earth’s most significant greenhouse gas, accounting for about 95% of Earth’s greenhouse effect (4). Interestingly, many ‘facts and figures’ regarding global warming completely ignore the powerful effects of water vapor in the greenhouse system, carelessly (perhaps, deliberately) overstating human impacts as much as 20-fold.
Water vapor is 99.999% of natural origin. Other atmospheric greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), and miscellaneous other gases (CFC’s, etc.), are also mostly of natural origin (except for the latter, which is mostly anthropogenic).
Human activities contribute slightly to greenhouse gas concentrations through farming, manufacturing, power generation, and transportation. However, these emissions are so dwarfed in comparison to emissions from natural sources we can do nothing about, that even the most costly efforts to limit human emissions would have a very small— perhaps undetectable— effect on global climate.
Why should I believe some MIT Professor with a genius I.Q., when I have Algore??
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