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Report: CO2 Not Responsible For Global Warming
Daily Caller ^ | 11:03 PM 05/30/2013 | Michael Bastasch

Posted on 05/31/2013 11:44:07 AM PDT by drewh

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) — not carbon emissions — are the real culprit behind global warming, claims a new study out of the University of Waterloo.

“Conventional thinking says that the emission of human-made non-CFC gases such as carbon dioxide has mainly contributed to global warming. But we have observed data going back to the Industrial Revolution that convincingly shows that conventional understanding is wrong,” said Qing-Bin Lu, a science professor at the University of Waterloo and author of the study.

“In fact, the data shows that CFCs conspiring with cosmic rays caused both the polar ozone hole and global warming,” Lu said.

Ads by GoogleLu’s findings were published in the International Journal of Modern Physics B and analyzed data from 1850 to the present.

Lu’s study runs counter to the long-standing argument that carbon dioxide emissions were the driving force behind global warming. Recently scientists warned that carbon concentrations were nearing the 400 parts per million level. Scientists say that carbon dioxide levels must be lowered to 350 ppm to avoid the severe impacts of global warming.

“The 400-ppm threshold is a sobering milestone and should serve as a wake-up call for all of us to support clean-energy technology and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases before it’s too late for our children and grandchildren,” said Tim Lueker, an oceanographer and carbon cycle researcher who is a member of the Scripps CO2 Group.

Lu notes that data from 1850 to 1970 show carbon emissions increasing due to the Industrial Revolution. However, global temperatures stayed constant.

“The conventional warming model of CO2, suggests the temperatures should have risen by 0.6°C over the same period, similar to the period of 1970-2002,” reads the study’s press release.

“CFC's are nontoxic, nonflammable chemicals containing atoms of carbon, chlorine, and fluorine” that are used to make “aerosol sprays, blowing agents for foams and packing materials, as solvents, and as refrigerants” according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: climatechange; climatechangehoax; co2; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax

1 posted on 05/31/2013 11:44:07 AM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

Whew! That’s a relief. Had me worried there for a moment. NOT!


2 posted on 05/31/2013 11:45:52 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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3 posted on 05/31/2013 11:45:56 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: drewh

” CFCs conspiring with cosmic rays”

Uh huh....


4 posted on 05/31/2013 11:45:56 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: drewh

It’s all google’s fault.


5 posted on 05/31/2013 11:46:52 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: drewh

Looks like its back to the roll-on deodorant.


6 posted on 05/31/2013 11:47:33 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: drewh
The Medieval Warm Period. A time when refrigerators and air conditioners were drawn and quartered allowing them to exhale their last poisonous breaths of CFC into the air.
7 posted on 05/31/2013 11:50:11 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: drewh

All-righty then.


8 posted on 05/31/2013 11:50:29 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (President Obma; The Slumlord of the Rentseekers)
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To: drewh
Hmm, I wonder what kind of gas is being manufactured to generate carbon credits?

"They quickly figured out that they could earn one carbon credit by eliminating one ton of carbon dioxide, but could earn more than 11,000 credits by simply destroying a ton of an obscure waste gas normally released in the manufacturing of a widely used coolant gas. That is because that byproduct has a huge global warming effect. The credits could be sold on international markets, earning tens of millions of dollars a year."

Whodathunkit? Perverse incentives lead to perverse behavior.

9 posted on 05/31/2013 11:52:42 AM PDT by Vide
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To: drewh

And the libs tried to make C)2 a “greenhouse gas” and therefore regulate it. Epic fail...again.


10 posted on 05/31/2013 11:57:33 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: drewh

Gee whiz, if it isn’t CO2 there must be some other man-caused reason for AGW.

Well, first off, globally, temperatures are not increasing (i.e. no global warming). And absent setting off nuclear bombs warming and cooling is caused by solar changes, not man.


11 posted on 05/31/2013 11:58:19 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: drewh

That’s not going to go over well with Al Bore and Michael Mann(ipulates data).


12 posted on 05/31/2013 12:02:40 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: drewh

Get with the program. No one talks about Global Warming anymore. It is now called Global Climate Change.™

Global Climate Change™ is much more flexible than Global Cooling or Global Warming.

Is it warmer than average today? It is because of Global Climate Change.™

Is it cooler than average today? It is because of Global Climate Change.™

Is it wetter? Dryer? Windier? Less Windy? It doesn’t matter! Whenever bad weather strikes, it is because of Global Climate Change.™

It is all Bush’s fault. Bush and those damned SUVs. Womyn and minorities will be hardest hit.


13 posted on 05/31/2013 12:04:54 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: drewh

Is it ACE, or one of the others that’s having the sale on the large flat nosed BS shovels this week?


14 posted on 05/31/2013 12:08:43 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Proud contributer to the Free Republic Q-2 Freepathon.)
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To: drewh
See how this tracks with observed global Temperatures.


15 posted on 05/31/2013 12:12:41 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Plan "B" is now Plan "A")
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To: drewh

Oh, so now we are back to CFC’s being the culprit.

Thing is CFC is no longer used in regrigerant, hairspray and sadly inhalers, used for asthma...

FO Toad.

If I had time I’d debunk your “theory” erh, guessing game to get more Lasko money...


16 posted on 05/31/2013 12:15:12 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

...and it’s being done for the children...


17 posted on 05/31/2013 12:18:33 PM PDT by GOPJ (Swedes bring their cars..savages their flames..burning cars a metaphor. D. Greenfield)
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To: drewh

18 posted on 05/31/2013 12:39:59 PM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: drewh

What global warming?


19 posted on 05/31/2013 12:42:17 PM PDT by Casie (democrats destroy)
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To: drewh
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) — not carbon emissions — are the real culprit behind global warming

Beatles fault!I have three sisters and I TRIED to tell them back in the 60s they were screwing up the planet.
20 posted on 05/31/2013 12:46:06 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: CedarDave

It has to be man caused...

more specifically, American capitalistic lifestyle caused.


21 posted on 05/31/2013 12:49:48 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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22 posted on 05/31/2013 12:54:52 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Everything old is new again


23 posted on 05/31/2013 12:58:19 PM PDT by xp38
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To: drewh

Mount Erebus notwithstanding, except that it is still standing, spewing, belching...


24 posted on 05/31/2013 1:01:59 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: KarlInOhio

The nonsense just goes on and on under the false name of “science.” It’s not just the Medieval Warm Period: temperatures were much higher than now during the previous Interglacial and at many other times in Earth’s history when CO2 was much lower. Unless previous life forms were manufacturing CFCs they weren’t even involved. But it’s part of the current dogma that climate change is caused by humans even though it just isn’t so.


25 posted on 05/31/2013 1:04:11 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: drewh
You mean the stuff we worried about in the 80s, so we took all the CFC out of aerosol cans to save the world, that wasn't saved because carbon alone was the culprit??

If was them all along?

26 posted on 05/31/2013 1:28:56 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: drewh
There is no global warming.

French ski resorts open for June skiing – First time ever

And look at this current solar cycle. Peaking at about 60 % of the previous cycle. That is about half what NASA was originally predicting for cycle 24.


27 posted on 05/31/2013 2:15:22 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: drewh

We knew all this 10 years ago, they had to find a new coolant for refrigerators and propellant for aerosols!


28 posted on 05/31/2013 2:16:15 PM PDT by davemac.439
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks drewh.
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) -- not carbon emissions -- are the real culprit...
And a couple years ago the "real culprit" was soot, then water vapor, blah blah blah. Anyone not reminded of the public harangue scene in Orwell's "1984" when they start reading the AGW agitprop is brain dead.


29 posted on 05/31/2013 7:18:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: drewh

Just like politicians, pseudoscientists cannot keep their lies straight.


30 posted on 06/08/2013 3:56:13 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: drewh

Are we back to that lie again?


31 posted on 06/08/2013 4:00:01 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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