‘Tenfold variations in CO2 over the past half-billion years have no correlation whatsoever with temperature’Israeli Astrophysicist Dr. Nir Shaviv
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Israeli Astrophysicist Dr. Nir Shaviv – Pseudoscience on CO2
How Climate Change Pseudoscience Became Publicly Accepted – ‘Tenfold variations in CO2 over the past half-billion years have no correlation whatsoever with temperature’
Professor Nir Shaviv, the chairman of the Racah Institute of Physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem: “The West would then realize that global warming never was and never will be a serious problem…To begin with, the story we hear in the media, that most 20th-century warming is anthropogenic, that the climate is very sensitive to changes in CO2, and that future warming will, therefore, be large and will happen very soon, simply isn’t supported by any direct evidence, only a shaky line of circular reasoning.”
Shaviv: “There is no evidence on any time scale showing that CO2 variations or other changes to the energy budget cause large temperature variations. There is, however, evidence to the contrary. Tenfold variations in CO2 over the past half-billion years have no correlation whatsoever with temperature; likewise, the climate response to large volcanic eruptions such as Krakatoa.Both examples lead to the inescapable upper limit of 1.5 degrees C per CO2 doubling—much more modest than the sensitive IPCC climate models predict. However, the large sensitivity of the latter is required in order to explain 20th-century warming, or so it is erroneously thought.”
Censorship: “My interview with Forbes. A few hours after the article was posted online, it was removed by the editors “for failing to meet our editorial standards.” The fact that it’s become politically incorrect to have any scientific discussion has led the public to accept the pseudo-argumentation supporting the catastrophic scenarios.”
The big picture: 65 million years of temperature swings
David Lappi is a geologist from Alaska who has sent in a set of beautiful graphs–including an especially prosaic one of the last 10,000 years in Greenland–that he put together himself (and which I’ve copied here at the top).
If you wonder where today’s temperature fits in with the grand scheme of time on Earth since the dinosaurs were wiped out, here’s the history. We start with the whole 65 million years, then zoom in, and zoom in again to the last 12,000 from both ends of the world. What’s obvious is that in terms of homo sapiens history, things are warm now (because we’re not in an ice age). But, in terms of homo sapiens civilization, things are cooler than usual, and appear to be cooling.
Then again, since T-rex & Co. vanished, it’s been one long slide down the thermometer, and our current “record heatwave” is far cooler than normal. The dinosaurs would have scoffed at us: “What? You think this is warm?”
With so much volatility in the graphs, anyone could play “pick a trend” and depending on which dot you start from, you can get any trend you want. — Jo
The Great Global Warming Swindle
The Great Global Warming Swindle caused controversy in the UK when it premiered March 8, 2007 on British Channel 4.
A documentary, by British television producer Martin Durkin, which argues against the virtually unchallenged consensus that global warming is man-made. A statement from the makers of this film asserts that the scientific theory of anthropogenic global warming could very well be “the biggest scam of modern times.” According to Martin Durkin the chief cause of climate change is not human activity but changes in radiation from the sun.
Some have called The Great Global Warming Swindle the definitive retort to Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth. Using a comprehensive range of evidence it’s claimed that warming over the past 300 years represents a natural recovery from a ‘little ice age’.
According to the program humans do have an effect on climate but it’s infinitesimally small compared with the vast natural forces which are constantly pushing global temperatures this way and that.
From melting glaciers and rising sea levels, The Great Global Warming Swindle debunks the myths, and exposes what may well prove to be the darkest chapter in the history of mankind.
According to a group of leading scientists brought together by documentary maker Martin Durkin everything you’ve ever been told about global warming is probably untrue. Just as we’ve begun to take it for granted that climate change is a man-made phenomenon, Durkin’s documentary slays the whole premise of global warming.
“Global warming has become a story of huge political significance; environmental activists using scare tactics to further their cause; scientists adding credence to secure billions of dollars in research money; politicians after headlines and a media happy to play along.
No-one dares speak against it for risk of being unpopular, losing funds and jeopardizing careers.”
Main contributors to the video:
1. Professor Tim Ball – Dept. of Climatology – University of Winnepeg, Canada
2. Professor Nir Shaviv – Institute of Physics – University of Jerusalem, Israel
3. Professor Ian Clark – Dept. of Earth Sciences – University of Ottawa, Canada
4. Dr. Piers Corbyn, Solar Physicist, Climate Forecaster, Weather Action, UK
5. Professor John Christy – Dept. of Atmospheric Science – University of Alabama, Huntsville – Lead Author, IPCC (NASA Medal – Exceptional Scientific Achievement)
6. Professor Philip Stott – Dept of Biogeography – University of London, UK
7. Al Gore – Former Presidental Candidate 8. Margaret Thatcher – Global-Warming Promoter
9. Professor Paul Reiter – IPCC & Pasteur Institute, Paris, France
10. Professor Richard Lindzen – IPCC & M.I.T. 11. Patrick Moore – Co-Founder – Greenpeace
12. Dr. Roy Spencer – Weather Satellite Team Leader – NASA
13. Professor Patrick Michaels – Department of Environmental Sciences – University of Virginia, US
14. Nigel Calder – Former Editor – New Scientist
15. James Shikwati – Economist & Author
16. Lord Lawson of Blaby – Secretary of Energy – UK Parliament Investigator, UK
17. Professor Syun-Ichi Akasofu – Director, International Arctic Research Centre
18. Professor Fredrick Singer – Former Director, US National Weather Service
19. Professor Carl Wunsch – Dept. of Oceanography – M.I.T., Harvard, University College, London, University of Cambridge, UK
20. Professor Eigil Friis-Christensen – Director, Danish National Space Centre
21. Dr. Roy Spencer – NASA Weather Satellite Team Leader
22. Paul Driessen – Author: Green Power, Black Death
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To what extent are temperature levels changing due to greenhouse gas emissions?
Statistics Norway publishes research showing that CO2 does not control Earth’s climate change -Kent Andersen
To everyone’s surprise, Statistics Norway (SSB) published on Monday an article that undermines the accepted truth that human CO2 emissions control current climate change and override the future climate change of nature.
Through statistical analysis, the article states that it is impossible to determine that our CO2 emissions are important in the climate context.
Does a Global Temperature Exist?
Physical, mathematical, and observational grounds are employed to show that there is no physically meaningful global temperature for the Earth in the context of the issue of global warming.
While it is always possible to construct statistics for any given set of local temperature data, an infinite range of such statistics is mathematically permissible if physical principles provide no explicit basis for choosing among them.
Distinct and equally valid statistical rules can and do show opposite trends when applied to the results of computations from physical models and real data in the atmosphere.
A given temperature field can be interpreted as both ‘‘warming’’ and ‘‘cooling’’ simultaneously, making the concept of warming in the context of the issue of global warming physically ill-posed.
The truth about CO2
There is no evidence at all from Earth’s long climate history that carbon dioxide has ever determined global temperatures.
We’re going back in time now 650,000 years. Here’s what the temperature has been on our Earth. Now, one thing that kind of jumps out at you is. Do they ever fit together? The relationship is actually very complicated.
Professor Ian Clarke is a leading Arctic paleoclimatologist who looks back into the Earth’s temperature record 10s of millions of years.
Professor Clark and others have indeed discovered, as Al Gore says, a link between carbon dioxide and temperature. But what Al Gore doesn’t say is that the link is the wrong way round.
So here we’re looking at the ice core record from Vostok, and we see temperature going up from early time to later time at a very key interval when we came out of a glaciation and we see the temperature going up, and then we see the CO2 coming up. CO2 lags behind that increase. It’s got an 800 year lag. So temperature is leading CO2 by 800 years.
The temperature rises or falls, and then after a few hundred years, carbon dioxide follows. So obviously, Carbon dioxide is not the cause of that warming. In fact, we can say that the warming produced the increase in carbon dioxide.
CO2 clearly cannot be causing temperature changes. It’s a product of temperature, It’s following temperature changes.
So the fundamental assumption, the most fundamental assumption of the whole theory of of climate change due to humans, Is shown to be wrong.
Humans produce a small fraction in the single digits percentage wise of the CO2 that is produced in the atmosphere. Volcanoes produce more CO2 each year than all the factories and cars and planes and other sources of man-made carbon dioxide put together. More still comes from animals and bacteria, which produce about 150 gigatons of CO2 each year, compared to a mere 6 1/2 gigatons from humans. And even larger source of CO2 is dying vegetation from falling leaves, for example in the autumn. But the biggest source of CO2 by far is the oceans.
The ocean is the major reservoir into which carbon dioxide goes when it comes out of the atmosphere or to from which it is re emitted to the the atmosphere….
The reason is that oceans are so big and so deep, they take literally hundreds of years to warm up and cool down. This time lag means the oceans have what scientists call a memory of temperature changes. The ocean has a memory of past events running out as far as 10,000 years. So for example, if somebody says, oh, I’m seeing changes in the North Atlantic, this must therefore mean that the climate system is changing.
In reality it may only mean that something happened in a remote part of the ocean decades or hundreds of years ago, whose effects are now beginning to show up in the North Atlantic.
The current warming began long before people had cars or electric lights. In the past 150 years, the temperature has risen just over half a degree Celsius. But most of that rise occurred before 1940. Since that time, the temperature has fallen for four decades and risen for three.
12% of atmospheric CO2 added since 1750 is manmade
After 1750 and the onset of the industrial revolution, the anthropogenic fossil component and the non-fossil component in the total atmospheric CO2 concentration, C(t), began to increase.
Despite the lack of knowledge of these two components, claims that all or most of the increase in C(t) since 1800 has been due to the anthropogenic fossil component have continued since they began in 1960 with “Keeling Curve: Increase in CO2 from burning fossil fuel.” Data and plots of annual anthropogenic fossil CO2 emissions and concentrations, C(t), published by the Energy Information Administration, are expanded in this paper. Additions include annual mean values in 1750 through 2018 of the 14C specific activity, concentrations of the two components, and their changes from values in 1750. The specific activity of 14C in the atmosphere gets reduced by a dilution effect when fossil CO2, which is devoid of 14C, enters the atmosphere.
We have used the results of this effect to quantify the two components. All results covering the period from 1750 through 2018 are listed in a table and plotted in figures. These results negate claims that the increase in C(t) since 1800 has been dominated by the increase of the anthropogenic fossil component. We determined that in 2018, atmospheric anthropogenic fossil CO2 represented 23% of the total emissions since 1750 with the remaining 77% in the exchange reservoirs.
Our results show that the percentage of the total CO2 due to the use of fossil fuels from 1750 to 2018 increased from 0% in 1750 to 12% in 2018, much too low to be the cause of global warming.
19,000 “new” volcanoes, but climate sect denies gigantic amounts of CO2 due to eruptions
Source: in German Language
Several considerable volcanic eruptions have already been reported this year.
But this is only the proverbial “summit of the iceberg”. In fact, many more volcanoes erupt than they are visible on the earth’s surface. Recently, the news came that satellites have been used to discover an incredible 19,000 volcanoes under the seabed. Each volcano emits huge amounts of the allegedly problematic climate gas CO2 into the atmosphere – in reality, this makes plant life possible.
The following graphic shows all known submarine volcanoes. The total is unclear, because so far only a quarter of the world’s oceans have been accurately mapped by sonar. In total, there is talk of 43,000 previously known “seamounts” in this area, which are assumed to be active and inactive volcanoes. In comparison, only 1,900 volcanoes are known on the earth’s surface, of which 1,500 are said to have erupted, i.e. in the last 10,000 years.
An international team of researchers evaluated the measurements taken, among other things, with new CryoSat-2 satellites of the European Space Agency (ESA) and with the SARAL Earth observation satellite of the Indian and French space agencies. With the help of the measurements, underwater volcanoes could be detected that rise at least 1,100 meters above the seabed. Conversely, this also means that countless smaller seamounts have remained undetected.Quote from Vulkane.net
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Climate models have overestimated the impact of CO₂ on global temperatures by a factor of 5
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A new study suggests that carbon dioxide molecules have little effect on outgoing radiation and that today’s climate models attribute fundamentally incorrect global temperature effects to CO₂.
Russian physicists (Smirnov and Zhilyaev, 2021) recently published their peer-reviewed work in the special issue of Advances in Fundamental Physics for Foundations journal .
After a detailed assessment of the role of CO₂ molecules in the atmosphere, they state: “We found a contradiction with the results of the climatological models when analyzing the Earth’s greenhouse effect.”
The main points of the study are:
- Climate model simulations of the effects of CO₂ on global temperatures are erroneous by a factor of 5 because “climatological models ignore fundamental Kirchhoff’s law,” which states that emitters “are the absorbers at the same time.”
- Changing the concentration of an optically active atmospheric component (such as CO₂) “would not result in a change in the outgoing radiant flux.”
- CO₂ molecules “are not the main emitter of the atmosphere”. Water vapor molecules are, and therefore “may be responsible for observed global warming.”
The Hidden Power of Geological Forces
A video that summarizes the building block principles of the Plate Climatology Theory and provides specific research proven examples supporting these principles. The viewer will learn how geological forces affect or control climate and climate related events of; Antarctica, the Arctic, El Nino’s / La Nina’s, so-called Ice Ages, or land volcanic eruptions.
By reviewing the entire one- and one-half hour video the reader will gain a full appreciation for the significant and underappreciated influence of geological forces on climate. If you have ever wondered whether there is a plausible alternative explanation to the many modern and ancient climate phenomenon currently being attributed solely to atmospheric forces, as per the Global Warming/Climate Change Theory, this is your chance to review such a plausible alternative explanation.
Plate Climatology Theory Overview
The overall theory contends that Increased tectonic activity, either locally or globally, equates to more heat and chemically charged heated fluid release from active geological features into oceans, sub-glacial polar areas, and atmosphere. This altered heat and fluid input has in past, and still to this day acts to significantly effect Earth’s climate and climate related events.
To describe this new theory, the term Plate Climatology is designated. The theory was first formally introduced on October 7, 2014, after 10 years of research (see link below) and published at the 2016 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (see link below). The Plate Climatology Theory was published and presented on January 13, 2016 at the American Meteorological Society Conference in New Orleans, LA.
This effect has been largely hidden from scientific investigation because the heat and fluid release is primarily from two under explored/under monitored regions. First, earth’s Deep Oceans which contain major geological features such as Divergent Plate Boundaries (tectonic plate pull-apart boundaries), Transform Plate Boundaries (tectonic plate side sliding boundaries), Convergent Plate Boundaries (Subduction and Obduction Zones), and High Heat Flow Volcanic regions. The associated heat and fluid release from these geological features acts to alter ocean temperatures, densities, and chemical compositions. The “Altered Oceans” then influence or drive climate changes and climate related events.
Falsification Of The Atmospheric CO2 Greenhouse Effects Within The Frame Of Physics
The atmospheric greenhouse effect, an idea that many authors trace back to the
traditional works of Fourier (1824), Tyndall (1861), and Arrhenius (1896), and which
is still supported in global climatology, essentially describes a fictitious mechanism, in which a planetary atmosphere acts as a heat pump driven by an environment that is radiatively interacting with but radiatively equilibrated to the atmospheric system.
According to the second law of thermodynamics such a planetary machine can never exist. Nevertheless, in almost all texts of global climatology and in a widespread secondary literature it is taken for granted that such mechanism is real and stands on a firm scientific foundation. In this paper the popular conjecture is analyzed and the underlying physical principles are clarified.
By showing that (a) there are no common physical laws between the warming phenomenon in glass houses and the fictitious atmospheric green-house effects, (b) there are no calculations to determine an average surface temperature
of a planet, (c) the frequently mentioned difference of 33 ◦C is a meaningless number calculated wrongly, (d) the formulas of cavity radiation are used inappropriately, (e) the assumption of a radiative balance is unphysical, (f) thermal conductivity and friction must not be set to zero, the atmospheric greenhouse conjecture is falsified.
Version 4.0 (January 6, 2009) replaces Version 1.0 (July 7, 2007) and later
Institut fur Mathematische Physik
Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
Federal Republic of Germany
Ralf D. Tscheuschner
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Federal Republic of Germany
The Stunning Statistical Fraud Behind The Global Warming Scare
There have been hot years and hot decades since the turn of the last century, and colder years and colder decades. But the overall measured temperature shows no clear trend over the last century, at least not one that suggests runaway warming.
That is, until the NOAA’s statisticians “adjust” the data. Using complex statistical models, they change the data to reflect not reality, but their underlying theories of global warming. That’s clear from a simple fact of statistics: Data generate random errors, which cancel out over time. So by averaging data, the errors mostly disappear.
The Models Are OK, the Predictions Are Wrong, Dr. Judith Curry
2023 The Dr Jordan B Peterson Podcast
Dr Jordan B Peterson and Dr. Judith Curry discuss climate change, the major error in current models and future predictions, academic fraud, and the need for dissenting opinions.
Dr. Judith Curry is an American climatologist with a Bachelor’s degree in geography from Northern Illinois University, and a geophysical sciences Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Curry is the professor Emerita and former Chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
She has had an accomplished career, working with NASA, the US Government, and numerous academic institutions in the field of climate change.
Curry advocates for a non-alarmist approach, acknowledging Earth’s rising temperature with a grain of salt—in-field research, and a refusal to shut the doors of science to those with opposing views and findings.
In 2017 Dr. Curry retired from her position at the Georgia Institute of Technology, citing “the poisonous nature of the scientific discussion around man-made climate change” as a key factor.
Curry co-founded and acts as president of the Climate Forecast Applications Network (CFAN), which seeks to translate cutting-edge weather and climate research into tenable forecast products.
Dr Peterson’s extensive catalog is available now on DailyWire+: https://utm.io/ueSXh
Arctic summer sea ice stopped declining a decade ago
Arctic summer sea ice stopped declining a decade ago, but green activists have spared no effort to continue promoting the poster scare that humans will cause it all to disappear within a few years.
In his recent BBC Frozen Planet II agitprop, Sir David Attenborough claimed it might all be gone by 2035. In an excellent piece of investigative reporting titled Lies, Damned Lies and Arctic Graphs, the climate writer Tony Heller recently lifted the lid on many of the tactics used to keep the scare in the headlines.
“They bury all the older data and pretend they don’t notice sea ice is increasing again. What they are doing is not science but propaganda,”.
11 years to 2019, Antarctica grew in overall size, by 5,305 km2
The ice shelves surrounding Antarctica grew in overall size during the 11 years to 2019, according to dramatic new evidence published by three climate scientists from the University of Leeds.
The growth was significant with overall shelf area increasing by 5,305 km2, adding 0.4% to the total shelf area in the 11 years under review. The paper has just been published by the influential European Geosciences Union, but it raises questions within the ‘settled’ climate science narrative, so it is highly unlikely to be covered by mainstream media
The Leeds researchers looked at satellite data to measure the annual calving position and area of 34 ice sheets accounting for 80% of the Antarctica coastline. They found reductions in the area on the Antarctica Peninsula and West Antarctica of 6,693 km2 and 5,563 km2 respectively were outweighed by growth in East Antarctica of 3,532 km2 and 14,028 km2 in the large Ross and Ronne-Filchner ice shelves.
The largest retreat occurred on the Larsen C shelf when 5,917 km2 was lost in a single calving event that made alarmist headlines around the world. The largest increase, noted in slightly less media detail, was the 5,889 km2 advance on the Ronne platform.
New Study Destroys ‘Doomsday Glacier’ Narrative
Today’s Ice 8 Times 𝑇ℎ𝑖𝑐𝑘𝑒𝑟 Than Last 8000 Years
The North Pacific is cooling and Antarctica is growing.
Climate change has sparked a major debate amongst top climatology experts on how weather patterns are being affected by rising surface temperatures but it appears not all experts agree on how this effect is happening.
As it turns out, We were Wrong: The North Pacific is cooling and Antarctica is growing.
Weather patterns have seen some remarkable changes in the past decades, something which many might attribute to Climate Change but as it turns out, experts disagree that these changes might not be caused by Climate change at all.
One of the major countries that sits right in the middle of these fluctuating weather changes is Australia. The country has been drastically affected by the famous La Ninã winds resulting in major flooding and cooler summers on the country’s east coast for the past couple of years.
For those of us who might not be conversant with the La Ninã weather phenomenon, let’s break it down for you. La Niña is a major part of a natural climatic cycle that blows cool air over the tropical Pacific ocean. It is one part of a larger cycle with the other part being El Niño, which blows much warmer winds than La Niña.
Both weather events alternate effects on both ends of the central and eastern tropical Pacific with sea surface temperatures varying between both events. Both weather events are collectively called the El Nino–Southern Oscillation or ENSO. The varying effects of La Ninã and El Niño have monumental effects on weather patterns bringing severe tropical rains and floods to one region while simultaneously bringing droughts to others and the cycle shifts.
Although the climatic effects and impacts of ENSO are largely felt in regions around the tropical Pacific, these effects can very well extend to any part of the Globe making ENSO the prevalent force in driving global interannual climate variability.
The effects of ENSO on precipitation and temperature change are prominently felt around East and Southern Africa, Southeast Asia, Western Americas, Australia, and Antarctica.
Hot news from the Antarctic undergroundstudy
A new NASA study adds evidence that a geothermal heat source called a mantle plume lies deep below Antarctica’s Marie Byrd Land, explaining some of the melting that creates lakes and rivers under the ice sheet.
Although the heat source isn’t a new or increasing threat to the West Antarctic ice sheet, it may help explain why the ice sheet collapsed rapidly in an earlier era of rapid climate change, and why it is so unstable today.
Climate Scientists Destroy Climate Change Alarmism
It was warmer for at least 95% of the last 10,000. years
1922: The Arctic seems to be warming up. Reports from fishermen, seal hunters, and explorers who sail the seas about Spitzbergen and the eastern Arctic, all point to a radical change in climatic conditions, and hitherto unheard of high temperatures in that part of the earth’s surface
There is No Climate Emergency – 1,200 Scientists and Professionals Declare
The political fiction that humans cause most or all climate change and the claim that the science behind this notion is ‘settled’, has been dealt a savage blow by the publication of a ‘World Climate Declaration (WCD)’ signed by over 1,100 scientists and professionals.
There is no climate emergency, say the authors, who are drawn from across the world and led by the Norwegian physics Nobel Prize laureate Professor Ivar Giaever. Climate science is said to have degenerated into a discussion based on beliefs, not on sound self-critical science.
These researchers have a political agenda
Prof. N.A. Mörner
What made you skeptical?
I have done research on sea level change all my life, traveling to 59 countries. Hardly any other researcher has so much experience in this field. But the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has always misrepresented the facts on this issue. It grossly exaggerates the risks of rising sea levels. In particular, the IPCC relies on questionable computer models rather than field research. I, however, always want to know the facts. That’s why I went to Fiji.
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Astrophysicist, Piers Corbyn: “Man-made climate change does not exist”.
Lecture at TU Delft shows the “complete and utter bullshit” of climate politicians.
Video below in dutch language only. Youtube translation does a good job (for as long as it’s not censored)
prof. De Lange: The Netherlands does not have a ‘nitrogen crisis’
Professor Kees de Lange, emeritus professor, but still fully active in science. He recently, together with fellow scientists from the American think tank the ‘CO2 Coalition’, put the finishing touches to an extensive scientific article on the ‘nitrogen problem’. The conclusion is clear: there is no ‘nitrogen crisis’. It is an official fabrication, based on a ‘model’ of the RIVM in which deviations of more than 100% from reality are the rule rather than the exception.
Earth can regulate its own temperature over millennia
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Scientists have confirmed that a “stabilizing feedback” on 100,000-year timescales keeps global temperatures in check.
The Earth’s climate has undergone some big changes, from global volcanism to planet-cooling ice ages and dramatic shifts in solar radiation. And yet life, for the last 3.7 billion years, has kept on beating.
Now, a study by MIT researchers in Science Advances confirms that the planet harbors a “stabilizing feedback” mechanism that acts over hundreds of thousands of years to pull the climate back from the brink, keeping global temperatures within a steady, habitable range.
Stanford Academic Freedom Conference Nov 4-5 2022
Climate: Bjorn Lomborg and Noah Diffenbaugh
Medicine (min 20) Jay Bhattacharya and John Ioannidis
Moderator: John H. Cochrane
March 2018 Dr W Happer, Dr. S.E Koonin, Dr. R. S. Lindzen report
- The climate is always changing; changes like those of the past half-century are common in the geologic record, driven by powerful natural phenomena
- Human influences on the climate are a small (1%) perturbation to naturalenergy flows
- It is not possible to tell how much of the modest recent warming can beascribed to human influences
- There have been no detrimental changes observed in the most salientclimate variables and today’s projections of future changes are highly uncertain
David DuByne – a 400 Grand Solar Minimum cycle
David DuByne presents at Alternative View May 2019 in the UK describing what a 400 Grand Solar Minimum cycle is and how it has effected societies in the past. Based on the past we can get a close in time line for changes you would expect to see. You decide for yourself.
John Lee Pettimore – As a miner for 40 years I have worked in various mines around the world.
As a miner for 40 years I have worked in various mines around the world. Gold, platinum, copper, coal, lead, zinc, oil and salt.I’m going to tell you something, and here it is. We will destroy the earth in the name of “Green Energy” Follow along and I will explain.
MiningWatch Canada is estimating that “[Three] billion tons of mined metals and minerals will be needed to power the energy transition” – a “massive” increase especially for six critical minerals: lithium, graphite, copper, cobalt, nickel and rare earth minerals
Over the next 30 years 7.5 billion of us, we will consume more minerals than the last 70,000years or the past 500 generations, which is more than all of the 108 billion humans who have ever walked the Earth.
Mining requires the extraction of solid ores, often after removing vast amounts of overlying rock. Then the ore must be processed, creating an enormous quantity of waste – about 100 billion tonnes a year, more than any other human-made waste stream.
Purifying a single tonne of rare earths requires using at least 200 cubic meters of water,which then becomes polluted with acids and heavy metals. On top of that, imagine thedestruction and energy required to obtain these essential metals:
- 18,740 pounds of purified rock to produce 2.2 pounds of vanadium
- 35,275 pounds of ore for 2.2 pounds of cerium
- 110,230 pounds of rock for 2.2 pounds of gallium
- 2,645,550 pounds of ore to get 2.2 pounds of lutecium
- Also staggering amounts of ore are needed for other metals.
An environmentalist’s apology: ‘I was guilty of alarmism’
This article was originally published on Forbes website, but subsequently taken down.
Here are some facts few people know:
- Humans are not causing a ‘sixth mass extinction’
- The Amazon is not ‘the lungs of the world’
- Climate change is not definitively making natural disasters worse
- Fires have declined 25% around the world since 2003
- The amount of land we use for meat — humankind’s biggest use of land — has declined by an area nearly as large as Alaska
- Carbon emissions are declining in most rich nations and have declined in Britain, Germany, and France from the mid-1970s
- Netherlands is becoming richer, not poorer while adapting to life below sea level
- We produce 25 per cent more food than we need and food surpluses will continue to rise as the world gets hotter
- Habitat loss and the direct killing of wild animals are potentially larger threats to species than climate change
- Wood fuel is far worse for people and wildlife than fossil fuels
- Preventing future pandemics requires more not less ‘industrial’ agriculture
I know that the above facts will sound like ‘climate denialism’ to many, but that just shows the power of climate alarmism.
In reality, the above facts come from the best-available scientific studies, including those conducted by or accepted by the IPCC, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and other leading scientific bodies.
Why global warming is good for us
But because good news is no news, green pressure groups and environmental correspondents in the media prefer to ignore global greening. Astonishingly, it merited no mentions on the BBC’s recent Green Planet series, despite the name. Or, if it is mentioned, the media point to studies suggesting greening may soon cease. These studies are based on questionable models, not data (because data show the effect continuing at the same pace).
The biggest benefit of emissions is global greening, the increase year after year of green vegetation on the land surface of the planet. Forests grow more thickly, grasslands more richly and scrub more rapidly. This has been measured using satellites and on-the-ground recording of plant-growth rates. It is happening in all habitats, from tundra to rainforest. In the four decades since 1982, as Bjorn Lomborg points out, NASA data show that global greening has added 618,000 square kilometres of extra green leaves each year, equivalent to three Great Britains. You read that right: every year there’s more greenery on the planet to the extent of three Britains.
Economic “Normalization” of Disaster Losses 1998-2020
This paper reviews 54 normalization studies published 1998 to 2020 and finds little evidence to support claims that any part of the overall increase in global economic losses documented on climate time scales can be attributed to human-caused changes in climate, reinforcing conclusions of recent assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Roger Pielke Jr.
University of Colorado Boulder
Environmental Hazards (in press, 2021)
Despite gloomy headlines, our planet is getting cleaner and healthier
The media sells bad news, but scientific evidence shows that we are making progress toward a greener planet. Cameron English December 20, 2022
There is no shortage of bad news in media headlines. “Climate change is already killing us,” the World Health Organization (WHO) declared in the run up to the UN’s COP 27 Climate Change Conference. “Low levels of air pollution deadlier than previously thought,” McGill University lamented. “Brazil’s plans to pave an Amazon road could open path to more deforestation,” yet another despondent headline from NPR blared.
Most people undoubtedly accept that climate change, air pollution, and deforestation are very real problems we ought to take seriously. What fewer of us seem to realize, however, is that the world has taken these issues seriously and made significant progress toward solving them as a result. This observation leads us to an important but oft-overlooked conclusion: Economic growth and technological innovation are making our planet a cleaner, safer place to live.
Pollution is plummeting
More food on less land
What about climate change?
Vegetation structural change since 1981 significantly enhanced the terrestrial carbon sink
Characteristics, drivers and feedbacks of global greening
- Long-term satellite records reveal a significant global greening of vegetated areas since the 1980s, which recent data suggest has continued past 2010.
- Pronounced greening is observed in China and India due to afforestation and agricultural intensification.
- Global vegetation models suggest that CO2 fertilization is the main driver of global vegetation greening.
- Warming is the major cause of greening in boreal and Arctic biomes, but has negative effects on greening in the tropics.
- Greening was found to mitigate global warming through enhanced land carbon uptake and evaporative cooling, but might also lead to decreased albedo that could potentially cause local warming.
- Greening enhances transpiration, a process that reduces soil moisture and runoff locally, but can either amplify or reduce runoff and soil moisture regionally through altering the pattern of precipitation.
The air is 99 per cent nitrogen & oxygen – argon most of the next 1 per cent.
John Coleman – Founder of the Weather Channel
John Coleman, founder of the Weather Channel, has long been outspoken against the notion of man-made climate change, and after he penned an open letter, Brian Stelter invited the “climate denier” on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” Sunday morning.
“I resent you calling me a denier, that is a word meant to put me down,” Coleman told Stelter, pulling no punches right off the bat.
“I’m a skeptic about climate change, not a denier.” Coleman then attacked CNN: CNN has taken a very strong position on global warming, that it is a consensus. Well there is no consensus in science.
Science isn’t a vote. Science is about facts…[Man-made climate change] has been become a big political point of the Democratic Party and part of their platform, but the science is on my side. He added that he was happy he got a chance to tell CNN viewers,
Coleman: “I resent you calling me a denier, that is a word meant to put me down. I’m a skeptic about climate change and I want to make it darn clear that Mr. Kennedy is not scientist, I am.
Stelter: “I don’t think we’re gonna come to a conclusion about the topic right here–” Coleman: “Well, I know we’re not because you wouldn’t allow it to happen on CNN, but I’m happy that I got on the air and got a chance to talk to your viewers . . . Hello, everybody . . . There is no global warming.” Stelter: “What I do wonder is when you see the government, when you see NASA, when you see other institutions say that 97% of climate scientists agree, do you think they’re making it up? What I don’t understand is how you square that.”
Coleman: “Well, that’s a manipulated figure and let me explain it to you. The government puts out about two-and-a-half billion dollars directly for climate research every year, it only gives that money to scientists who will produce scientific results that support the global warming hypothesis of the Democratic Party, the position, so, they don’t have any choice. If you’re gonna get the money, you’ve gotta support their position, therefore, 97% of the scientific reports published support global warming. Why? Because those are the ones the government pays for and that’s where the money is. It’s real simple, but that doesn’t mean it’s right, that doesn’t make it true, that only makes it bought and paid for, the money goes in circles.”
Stelter: “I’m not a scientist, I’m not gonna try to refute you on the facts–” Coleman: “Well, that’s the truth. Please stand back from this issue and let the two sides be on the air. There are 31,000 scientists that have signed a petition that says it is not valid, that my position is correct, and we’ll keep battling, and we will prevail in time.”
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Ferdinand Meeus Doctor in de Wetenschappen (Chemie, fotofysica, fotochemie)
Lid Alumni KU Leuven. IPCC expert reviewer AR6. Klimaatverandering is van alle tijden.
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