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Originally posted by madnessinmysoul
reply to post by Tephra
If you can provide some data to counter the scientific consensus, I'd be glad to see it. I've combed over the data to the best of my ability (I'm not a climatologist after all) and have determined that the current consensus is more than valid.
Where's the data to show that things aren't changing beyond the range of previously noted natural variation?
Originally posted by XRaDiiX
I also found it quite interesting when i posted information exposing the Man-Made Global warming scam(Climate Change) for what is is the Al-Gore Followers and Sheeple all of a sudden stopped responding because they were overwhelmed with the truth.
They can't handle the truth.edit on 10-5-2011 by XRaDiiX because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by XRaDiiX
reply to post by unityemissions
But many scientists do imply that Global warming is largely caused by human Activity (Anthropogenic) In Origin because their masters are the ones who have their pay check at the end of the week.
See what i'm insinuating
Successful indoor growers implement methods to increase CO2 concentrations in their enclosure. The typical outdoor air we breathe contains 0.03 - 0.045% (300 - 450 ppm) CO2. Research demonstrates that optimum growth and production for most plants occur between 1200 - 1500 ppm CO2. These optimum CO2 levels can boost plant metabolism, growth and yield by 25 - 60%.
A BRITISH climate scientist at the centre of a controversy over leaked emails is facing fresh claims that he sought to hide problems in temperature data on which his work was based.
An investigation of more than 2000 emails apparently hacked from the University of East Anglias climatic research unit has found evidence that a series of measurements from Chinese weather stations was seriously flawed.
Climate scientist Phil Jones and a collaborator have been accused of scientific fraud for attempting to suppress data that could cast doubt on a key 1990 study on the effect of cities on warming.
Dr Jones withheld the information requested under British freedom of information laws. Subsequently a senior colleague told him he feared that Dr Jones collaborator, Wei-chyung Wang of the University at Albany, had ''screwed up''.
The apparent attempts to cover up problems with temperature data from the Chinese weather stations provide the first link between the email scandal and the UN's embattled climate science body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, as a paper based on the measurements was used to bolster IPCC statements about rapid global warming in recent decades.
The IPCC has already been criticised for its use of information that had not been rigorously checked - in particular a false claim that all Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035.
Of 105 freedom of information requests to the University of East Anglia over the climatic research unit, which Dr Jones led until the end of December, only 10 had been released in full.
The scientist behind the bogus claim in a Nobel Prize-winning UN report that Himalayan glaciers will have melted by 2035 last night admitted it was included purely to put political pressure on world leaders.
Dr Murari Lal also said he was well aware the statement, in the 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), did not rest on peer-reviewed scientific research.
In an interview with The Mail on Sunday, Dr Lal, the co-ordinating lead author of the report’s chapter on Asia, said: ‘It related to several countries in this region and their water sources. We thought that if we can highlight it, it will impact policy-makers and politicians and encourage them to take some concrete action.
‘It had importance for the region, so we thought we should put it in.’
Dr Lal’s admission will only add to the mounting furore over the melting glaciers assertion, which the IPCC was last week forced to withdraw because it has no scientific foundation.
According to the IPCC’s statement of principles, its role is ‘to assess on a comprehensive, objective, open and transparent basis, scientific, technical and socio-economic information – IPCC reports should be neutral with respect to policy’.
Published on 12-10-2009
By Jurriaan Maessen
“The governments of Europe, the United States, and Japan are unlikely to negotiate a social-democratic pattern of globalization – unless their hands are forced by a popular movement or a catastrophe, such as another Great Depression or ecological disaster“
Richard Sandbrook, Closing the Circle: Democratization and Development in Africa, Zed Books limited, London, 2000.
A 1991 policy paper prepared for the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) by self-described ‘ecosocioeconomist’ professor Ignacy Sachs outlines a strategy for the transfer of wealth in name of the environment to be implemented in the course of 35 to 40 years. As it turns out, it is a visionary paper describing phase by phase the road to world dictatorship. As the professor states in the paper:
“To be meaningful, the strategies should cover the time-span of several decades. Thirty-five to forty years seems a good compromise between the need to give enough time to the postulated transformations and the uncertainties brought about by the lengthening of the time-span.“
In his paper “The Next 40 Years: Transition Strategies to the Virtuous Green Path: North/South/East/Global“, Sachs accurately describes not only the intended time-span to bring about a global society, but also what steps should be taken to ensure “population stabilization”:
“In order to stabilize the populations of the South by means other than wars or epidemics, mere campaigning for birth control and distributing of contraceptives has proved fairly inefficient.“
“The way out from the double bind of poverty and environmental disruption calls for a fairly long period of more economic growth to sustain the transition strategies towards the virtuous green path of what has been called in Stockholm ecodevelopement and has since changed its name in Anglo-Saxon countries to sustainable development.”
“(…) a fair degree of agreement seems to exist, therefore, about the ideal development path to be followed so long as we do not manage to stabilize the world population and, at the same time, sharply reduce the inequalities prevailing today.”
In order to make this happen Sachs stresses the need of “defining the rules for adequate environmental protection, designing the institutional machinery and choosing the mix of economic, legal and administrative instruments necessary for the implementation of environmental policies.”
Originally posted by Tephra
reply to post by Silicis n Volvo
You should probably tell that to the tens of millions of dead animals, most of which died from the terrible cold of this last winter past. The last couple of years we have SET several thousand cold and snow records. There are summers in the US now that are called, the year with no summer.
The Earth began cooling about ten years ago, and has steadily done so.
Of the 186 billion tons of carbon from CO2 that enter earth's atmosphere each year from all sources, only 6 billion tons are from human activity. Approximately 90 billion tons come from biologic activity in earth's oceans and another 90 billion tons from such sources as volcanoes and decaying land plants.
At 380 parts per million CO2 is a minor constituent of earth's atmosphere-- less than 4/100ths of 1% of all gases present. Compared to former geologic times, earth's current atmosphere is CO2- impoverished.
CO2 is odorless, colorless, and tasteless. Plants absorb CO2 and emit oxygen as a waste product. Humans and animals breathe oxygen and emit CO2 as a waste product. Carbon dioxide is a nutrient, not a pollutant, and all life-- plants and animals alike-- benefit from more of it. All life on earth is carbon-based and CO2 is an essential ingredient. When plant-growers want to stimulate plant growth, they introduce more carbon dioxide.
CO2 that goes into the atmosphere does not stay there but is continually recycled by terrestrial plant life and earth's oceans-- the great retirement home for most terrestrial carbon dioxide.
Over the past 750,000 years of Earth's history, Ice Ages have occurred at regular intervals, of approximately 100,000 years each.
Based on historical air temperatures inferred from ice core analyses from the Antarctic Vostok station in 1987, relative to the average global temperature in 1900 it has been determined that from 160,000 years ago until about 18,000 years ago Earth temperatures were on average about 3° C cooler than today.
Except for two relatively brief interglacial episodes, one peaking about 125,000 years ago (Eemian Interglacial), and the other beginning about 18,000 years ago (Present Interglacial), the Earth has been under siege of ice for the last 160,000 years.
Before "global warming" started 18,000 years ago most of the earth was a frozen and arid wasteland. Over half of earth 's surface was covered by glaciers or extreme desert. Forests were rare. Not a very fun place to live.
"Global warming" over the last 15,000 years has changed our world from an ice box to a garden. Today extreme deserts and glaciers have largely given way to grasslands, woodlands, and forests.
Wish it could last forever, but . . . .
As illustrated in this final graph, over the past 800,000 years the Earth has undergone major swings in warming and cooling at approximately 100,000 year intervals, interrupted by minor warming cycles at shorter intervals. This represents periods of glacial expansion, separated by distinct but relatively short-lived periods of glacial retreat.
"Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program" is the scientific arm of the eight-nation Arctic Council is a real stretch. This group is a formation of extremely misguided environmentalists who are very politically driven.
The group is one of the minor players in the nonscientific "global warming" crowd. Its spreading of misinformation stems from making global predictions based on local observations, missing the big picture. These environmentalists are still grasping at straws to arrive at their predetermined conclusion that man is harmful to Earth.
To set the record straight, Earth is nearing the apex of the fourth out of five natural occurring weather cycles. All of the shorter cycles are embedded in each of the following larger weather cycles:
First cycle: 24-hour or one-day cycle — rotation cycle.
Second cycle: 365 ¼-day or one-year cycle — orbital cycle.
Third cycle: 11-year cycle with a sliding variable beginning — sun spot cycle.
Fourth cycle: 26,000-year cycle — axis wobble cycle.
Fifth cycle: 100,000-year cycle — expanding/contracting orbit cycle.
The fourth cycle (26,000-year cycle — axis wobble) is a predictable cycle and is determined by the variance in Earth's rotation on its axis (Earth's wobble on its axis). The current tilt on Earth's axis is causing the summers to be warmer and cooler in the winter in the northern hemisphere.
This varying tilt is the reason for 13,000 successive years of overall gradually warmer weather followed by 13,000 successive years of gradually cooler weather in the northern hemisphere. This also causes the north to get warmer and the south to get colder and vise versa depending on the tilt of Earth on its axis.
The ice in Antarctica, a continent larger than North America, is getting thicker in many places. The summer ice in the Arctic is decreasing. This is because of the current tilt in Earth's axis, and has nothing to do with so-called man-made global warming. The north is currently getting warmer, because it is closer to the sun. The south is getting colder, sense it is pointing away from the sun.
With the ice at the North Pole melting and the ice thickness at the South Pole increasing, the balance of nature is maintained and the global sea levels will remain constant. Every once in a while some misinformed environmental group starts spouting gloom and doom with absolutely no scientific proof or after deriving the wrong conclusions from a small, local sample of data.
The bottom line is global warming is a hoax.
Terry M. Campbell of San Angelo is a retired senior scientist.