Try sticking to the facts Michael…..diversions to squirm away won’t cut it. I have not called you stupid, not once, but there are entire encyclopedias of facts that you are totally unaware of…
OTOH YOU HAVE made personal attacks. Try answering my questions as a starter…
Rick, are you ever going to say anything of substance? It’s been a week or two of you sounding like a mentally deficient parrot, saying the same things over and over again: “You don’t have facts! You don’t answer my questions! You’re just being emotional!”
Why anyone even replies to you is a mystery. You’re not here to discuss, just distract.
So I am also a mentally deficient parrot now? Why does everyone accuse me of being the one making personal attacks?
With all due respect, I think I have made statements of substance. I said there is no scientific evidence that mankind is causing dangerous GW. I challenged anyone to refute that with an example. All I got was dodging.
The truth is that almost all predictions of dire GW caused by man came from computer models created by advocates of the CAGW meme. Computer models are not “science” especially when they come from “scientists” with a preconceived notion (agenda) and then construct a computer program to “prove” it. This is not science. Further, it is not science to declare that all scientists agree and the “science is settled.” Anyone who knows anything about the Scientific Method knows this is definitely not science. It is what led Hal Lewis to call it pseudoscientific fraud, along with some other well-documented examples of doctored data (exposed in ClimateGate) to enhance the supposed acceleration in warming. This is definitely not “science.” Years ago Dr Lindzen at MIT stated that the modelers were ignoring a whole host of relevant variables and were greatly exaggerating the sensitivity of manmade CO2 in the models. He argued that they were ignoring the strength of a lot of natural variables, such as water vapor in the atmosphere. He predicted that over the next decade or two, all the modelers would be proven wrong…perniciously wrong, in their wild “scenarios” of intensified GW. Guess who came out correct?
Here is a fact: there has been no global warming over the last 15+ years (close to 17 now) despite rapidly rising manmade CO2. It is putting serious holes in the CAGW hypothesis…and it is only a flawed hypothesis now….not scientific truth. Never was “settled.” There is no study that links mankind to harmful GW….I have searched for years.No one has presented one. All these catastrophic claims have come from computer models which have been shown to be horribly wrong over the last 17 years.
Another fact: the globe has warmed about 1 degree C since 1850, but there is absolutely no evidence to show that this warming was unprecedented, unusual, or anomalous to any other warming period in earth’s history. It was preceeded by a cold period called the Little Ice Age. Before that, long before the industrial age of man, there was the Medieval Warm Period, when it was hotter than it was recently. There is no link between manmade CO2 and GW, much less catastrophic warming, that can stand the rigors of the Scientific Method. So modern zealots just did away with the method and created their own reality. Unfortunately, Mother Nature is not cooperating with their doomsday scenarios.
Yes, CO2 is a GHG and it can cause a modicum of warming. But Lindzen made a convincing case that Mother Nature has many balancing mechanisms. Spending trillions of dollars on this non-problem is a huge waste of money. We could quadruple manmade CO2 and it would have little effect.
Don’t confuse CO2 with harmful particulate matter that does need monitoring.