Assuming that only CO2 influences or pulls up temperature, is a common unscientific assumption among many to negate other Earth and Ecological influences. The Vostok ice-core data have shown many times throughout their 420,000 year history, when temperature has been higher than CO2 levels. To assume that CO2 is the only major influencing factor in temperature rises, is not scientific as then we are negating all other factors such as Solar Mass Ejection activity, Geological records and activity such as Volcanic eruptions, atmospheric gas changes, UV radiation etc.
”Earth’s climate has varied widely over its history, from ice ages characterised by large ice sheets covering many land areas, to warm periods with no ice at the poles. Several factors have affected past climate change, including solar variability, volcanic activity and changes in the composition of the atmosphere. Data from Antarctic ice cores reveals an interesting story for the past 400,000 years. During this period, CO2 and temperatures are closely correlated, which means they rise and fall together. However, based on Antarctic ice core data, changes in CO2 follow changes in temperatures by about 600 to 1000 years, as illustrated in Figure 1 below. This has led some to conclude that CO2 simply cannot be responsible for current global warming.”
Britain was much warmer many times in climate history before, warming and cooling is part of natural ecological cycling, and has been according to the Vostock Icecores archives that can be traced all the way back 420,000 years, we have had many warmer periods in history than this summer in the UK and EU, in fact, its even recorded in the Doomsday book held at the National Archives library, where I once worked, that Britain had recorded 45 wine producing vineyards, as far north as York! Then there was the 1858 heatwave that caused London’s great stench
The 20th century was neither the warmest in the last 1,000 years, nor the one with the most extreme weather, they compiled data from measurement of glacier movements, ice cores, coral and stalagmite growth, peat deposits, tree rings, pollen, lake and river sediments and the shifting positions of tree stumps, astrophysicists also can look at the sun spot cycles to determine warming and cooling as this has a large influence on our changing climate.
They reviewed more than 200 studies of climate done over the past 10 years. “Many research advances in reconstructing ancient climate have occurred over the past two decades, so we felt it was time to pull together a large sample of them and look for patterns of variability and change,” says Willie Soon of CfA.
“Clear patterns did emerge showing that regions worldwide experienced higher temperatures from 800 to 1300 and lower temperatures from 1300 to 1900 than we have felt during our lifetimes.”- Harvard Gazette. ”Global warming is not so hot:
1003 was worse, researchers find ”
Climate has always changed, and it will always continue to change, CO2 is plant food and actually could be used to encourage more greenery, yes humans need to stop unsustainable logging of trees and forests, if we grow and plant more trees, transpiration will contribute to a more balanced climate and off-set extreme weather changes.
Latest studies show how Greening the planet can offset any planetary warming, perhaps this will inspire each country to join in by to planting millions more trees to contribute to helping restore the planetary balance. If Ethiopia, one of the world’s poorest countries, can organize planting 350 million trees in one day, then there is no excuse for wealthier countries to not follow this admirable example, it is the simplest solution.
”In 2019, remote sensing scientists Chi Chen, Ranga Myneni, and colleagues at Boston University used satellite observations to show that vegetation cover had increased globally by 5 percent since the early 2000s. In 2020, the research group linked that increase in greenness to a slight offset in global temperatures.
Now, in a new study, Chen and colleagues have worked to decipher how that greening could affect land temperatures. Using satellite data and advanced computer models, they found that increased vegetation has a cooling effect that comes from an increased efficiency in the vertical movement of heat and water vapor between the land surface and atmosphere.
There are several ways vegetation can alter temperatures at the surface. Changing leaf area can change albedo, or how much sunlight is absorbed or reflected by a landscape. More greenery can also change land surface resistance, or how well water can penetrate and be retained by soil and leaves. And it can change emissivity, or how the surface emits or reflects longwave radiation.
Meanwhile, according to the new study, the strongest cooling effect comes from the way increasing leaf cover leads to less aerodynamic resistance, or how features on the ground increase or decrease drag and turbulence in the air above. In many environments, extra leaves can enhance the efficiency of vertical air mixing, allowing more heat and water vapor to rise into the atmosphere. Extra leaves may also increase the amount of water transpired (exhaled) by plants, allowing even more water to be transferred. That extra moisture can carry away a significant amount of heat from the ground level and lead to cooler surfaces.
In their studies, Chen and colleagues have found that most vegetated areas on Earth (about 93 percent) see their land surfaces cool when leaf area increases. Since 2000, at least 30 percent of areas with more leaf coverage have been cooled by it, while 5 percent have grown warmer.” – Nasa Earth Observatory report
The report concludes that the authors noted the cooling effect from extra vegetation is large from an energy dissipation perspective, although they believe it is small compared to the pace and intensity of temperature rises. Many Ecological and Climate Scientists will disagree, as there are many points to consider, Carbon dioxide is a relatively minor greenhouse gas and is a product of natural ecology and life processes occurring on the planet, as the above study demonstrates, ecologists and climate scientists haven’t enough knowledge on these processes and are only beginning to understand.
According to authentic non-biased climate data, there is no evidence of global temperatures being increased by an increase in carbon dioxide concentration. In the list of CO2 sources and emissions on Earth, Volcanoes come first by a long way. Animals and insects come second, and industrial man follows as a very poor third contributor.
CO2 makes up only 0.036% of the atmosphere. A few years ago, an engineer friend of mine, calculated that all of the vehicles on all of the roads in all of the countries of the world produced about 1.7% of man’s fairly limited contribution to man-made emissions. Carbon dioxide is not a major pollutant, it is plant food and a product of expelled gas in all terrestrial creatures with respiration. Apart from the industrial emissions that humans contribute which again is minor in comparison to naturally produced CO2 which gets sequestered back into the soils, oceans, underneath the Earth’s moving plate tectonics, geological rocks, carbon dioxide sequestering can increase if we plant billions more trees as trees store carbon in their trunks as well as roots and ecosystems.
Professor John Christy is a professor of atmospheric science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He was in fact, an editor and contributor to a section of the 2001 report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. And yet, his paper was one of the 33 papers which were mostly ignored out of the 45 papers submitted by climate scientists. In 1991 he was awarded NASA’s medal for scientific achievement, and in 1996, he received a special award from the American meteorological society for fundamentally advancing our ability to monitor climate. Although data observations show that ground temperatures have an increase, Dr Christy noted that the rise in temperature in the upper part of the atmosphere is not at all dramatic, and that does not match the results which climate models are producing at the moment, this is possibly due to the implication that the climate models are built on flawed assumptions such as carbon dioxide leading temperatures to rise, which is not actually true, the Ice core records show temperature rises before not after CO2.
Christy points out that the weather balloon data and satellite data both show that surface temperatures are rising slightly but the upper atmospheric air temperatures are not rising by any significant amount. This evidence shows that the hypothesis of man-made global warming is wrong. Though Dr. Christy has been dismissed in environmental circles as a pawn of the fossil-fuel industry who distorts science to fit his own ideology, “I don’t take money from industries,” he said.
Professor Ian Clark, Department of Sciences, University of Ottawa is an arctic paleo-climatologist, he looked at carbon dioxide extracted from ice cores, isolated and analysed, showing decades to hundreds of years of carbon data readings. The results of his investigation show that the connection between temperature and carbon dioxide is, in fact, the opposite to what the governments and their message conveyors the media are saying, he is also saying that the current climate models used are mostly erroneous.
“If you haven’t understood the climate system, if you haven’t understood all the components — the cosmic rays, the solar, the CO2, the water vapour, the clouds, and put it all together — if you haven’t got all that, then your model isn’t worth anything.” As in most computer models, the adage of “junk in — junk out” remains true for climate models’’. -Professor Ian Clark.
There will never be a settled conclusion on this topic, the debate changes according to who is funding the climate research, and there are political agendas especially since politicians and bankers make billions from trading carbon credits. Scientific research will need to continue to consider many contributors to temperature changes and climate cycles, such as the complex solar winds and Corona Mass Ejections cycles which are unpredictable and continue to impact our planetary cooling and warming cycles. Moreover, carbon dioxide is plant food which promotes greening, the ecological system has a way of offsetting some imbalances with the complex ecological cycles.
Despite what the politicians and their ‘news media mouth piece’ want you to believe, their climate science is biased, the United Nations IPCC report on ‘Global Warming’ ignored 33 scientific papers out of 45. The climate has always been changing and always will change; it doesn’t stay one temperature permanently, ecosystems and the Earth has cycles which involve many factors. #climatechange has been happening for millions of years and will continue to happen no matter what man does.
The reason why this Global Warming agenda is being pushed and over hyped is because the politicians and bankers gain a great deal of financial incentive from carbon trading, carbon credits and the new climate quota credit system they want to roll out on each individual to limit your freedom even more, like the Chinese social credit system. Follow the money of how the banks and politician made 33 billion dollars trading and taxing carbon on the stock market in the first few years. Always watch how much money they make.
If governments really cared about the environment, they’d be planting a lot more trees to off set carbon emissions since CO2 is plant food, and investing in alternative environmentally friendly energy systems instead of nuclear power, and electric cars are not a solution either, it takes a single electric car battery weighing 1,000 pounds requires extracting and processing some 500,000 pounds of materials. Meanwhile taxing carbon emissions just makes the politicians and bankers rich, it doesn’t help the environment. So always remain a critical thinker, don’t let the newspapers tell you how to think. Enjoy the sunny weather, take care to keep the animals hydrated and in the shade, plant some trees and grape seeds while you are at it and start growing vin yards and harvesting wine like the Romans did before us.
”In the 1920s, close to 500,000 people died every year in storms, floods, droughts and heatwaves. In 2020, just 14,000 people died as a result of such natural calamities. That means global annual deaths from climate disasters have fallen by 96 per cent. The modernity that eco-warriors so disdain has actually helped to protect humanity from the violent whims of Mother Nature. Lomborg also points out that in most parts of the world, cold deaths ‘vastly outweigh’ heat deaths. So while the warming of the planet might increase heatwaves, it will reduce coldwaves. Which will be very good for human life. Are we allowed to look on the bright side anymore?” – Brendon O’ Neil, Spectator
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