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'Scientific documentation and ramifications of global cooling from both human as well as natural causes.'
Proponents of this view of "global cooling" claim is that the world is not warming as often alleged, but it has in fact been cooling recently.
For example, on October 31, 2008, Bob Tisdale commented:
:"If the Antarctic is getting warmer, as claimed, than why has the ice cover there increased by far more than that 'lost' at the arctic? ??If the arctic is loosing ice at an 'increasing rate', than why has this year seen record early ice formation and record extent? ??If the earth is getting warmer, than why have record low temperatures and record early snowfalls been occurring across the Northern hemisphere this year (and temperatures becoming lower for the last 5 years)?"
We must bear in mind that natural cycles go up and down like a saw-tooth. Though we might be on a short-term downward trend, the more important question or issue is where the longer-term trend is headed.
In bringing attention to this "cooling" camp of thought, we at PES Network do not intend to imply that the need for renewable energy solutions is any less significant. There are an abundant number of good reasons to go renewable, not just to avert "global warming."
See also: News:Global Warming
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Climategate: the final nail in the coffin of 'Anthropogenic Global Warming'? - If you own any shares in alternative energy companies I should start dumping them NOW. The conspiracy behind the Anthropogenic Global Warming myth (aka AGW aka ManBearPig) has been suddenly, brutally and quite deliciously exposed after a hacker broke into the computers at the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit (aka Hadley CRU) and released 61 megabites of confidential files onto the Internet. (Hat tip: Watts Up With That) (Telegraph Nov, 20, 2009)
7,000 buildings collapse in China under heaviest snow on record - This is the second year and a row that China has been hammered by massive snowstorms. About 20 months ago, the most severe snowstorm in five decades in southern China caused an estimated $22 billion in direct economic losses, destroying 29.4 million acres (11.9 million hectares) of cropland, and forcing the government to hand out 63.3 billion yuan of subsidies to farmers. (Disclose.tv Nov.13, 2009)
Global cooling is here - "Global Warming is over, and Global Warming Theory has failed. There is no evidence that CO2 drives world temperatures or any consequent climate change," Imperial College London astrophysicist and long-range forecaster Piers Corbyn wrote British Members of Parliament on Oct. 28. "According to official data in every year since 1998, world temperatures have been colder than that year, yet CO2 has been rising rapidly." That evening, as the House of Commons debated legislation on so-called "global-warming," October snow fell in London for the first time since 1922. (Slashdot) (Seattle PI Dec. 18, 2008)
Rare snow covers south Louisiana, Miss. - Up to 8 inches of snow was reported in parts of Louisiana. Snow also covered a broad swath of Mississippi, including the Jackson area, and closed schools in more than a dozen districts. (Yahoo News Dec. 11, 2008)
Next decade 'may see no warming' - A new computer model developed by German researchers, reported in the journal Nature, suggests the cooling will counter greenhouse warming. (BBC News May 1, 2008)
World heading towards cooler 2008 - Data from the UK Met Office shows that temperatures in the first half of the year have been more than 0.1 Celsius cooler than any year since 2000. (BBC News August 21, 2008)
Brisbane wakes to year's coldest morning - again - The coldest Brisbane morning in July on record was in 1896 when the mercury fell to 2.3 degrees. (Brisbane Times July 31, 2008)
Global temperatures 'to decrease' - Global temperatures for 2008 will be slightly cooler than last year as a result of the cold La Nina current in the Pacific, UN meteorologists have said. (BBC News April 4, 2008)
2nd coldest January for the planet in 15 years - There has been a global drop in temperature of 0.63 degrees Centigrade in the past 12 months. (Watt's Up with That? April 2, 2008)
NOAA: Coolest Winter Since 2001 for U.S., Globe - The average temperature across both the contiguous U.S. and the globe during climatological winter (December 2007-February 2008) was the coolest since 2001, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. (NOAA March 13, 2008)
It was the coldest Easter for more than 40 years - We may not see spring weather until April. The icy Easter weekend was declared the coldest for 44 years yesterday as forecasters warned of more bad weather for the rest of the month. (DailyMail March 2008)
Global Cooling - Amazing pictures of countries joining Britain in the big freeze (Mail Online Feb. 21, 2008)
Ireland has 30-year cold event, plus coldest September in 14 years - In its monthly summary Met Eireann said the temperature never rose above 20 Celsius anywhere - the first such occurrence in more than 30 years. (Watt's Up with That?'' Feb. 10, 2008)
China battles - Millions remained stranded in China on Monday ahead of the biggest holiday of the year as parts of the country suffered their coldest winter in a century. (Reuters Feb. 4, 2008)
Br-r-r! Where did global warming go? - In South America, for example, the start of winter last year was one of the coldest ever observed. According to Eugenio Hackbart, chief meteorologist of the MetSul Weather Center in Brazil, "a brutal cold wave brought record low temperatures, widespread frost, snow, and major energy disruption." In Buenos Aires, it snowed for the first time in 89 years, while in Peru the cold was so intense that hundreds of people died and the government declared a state of emergency in 14 of the country's 24 provinces. (Boston Globe Jan. 6, 2008)
Peru declares state of emergency amid plunging temperatures - Hundreds die from unusually extreme cold to a 50-year low. (The Observer, August 1, 2010)
WattsUpWithThat? Sea Ice News - Coldest Summer North of 80N. (Sea Ice News, August 15, 2010)Directory:Global Cooling > Snowed Under in Russian Winter 2010 - An amazing collection of photos from the most recent winter in Russia, where they might be having a hard time believing that the globe is getting warmer. (IziSmile Feb. 2010)
Global Cooling Cartoons - Daryl Cagle's collection of syndicated cartoons lampooning "global warming" during the very cold winter of '09-'10. (Cagle.com compilation)
Global Temperature Report - January 2009 - As part of an ongoing joint project, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, NOAA and NASA use data gathered by microwave sounding units on NOAA and NASA satellites to get accurate temperature readings for almost all regions of the Earth. (Newswise Feb. 12, 2009)
Record Snowfalls Yahoo Search - 420 reports on Jan. 19, 2009.
- The authoritative SPPI composite index of global mean surface temperature anomalies, taking the mean of two surface and two satellite datasets and updated through November 2008, shows a pronounced downtrend for eight full years. Not one of the climate models relied upon by the IPCC had predicted this downturn. (Science and Public Policy Institute Jan. 5, 2009)
Coldest in Years Plains to East Coast - This is about as bad as it gets folks. Sure its been very cold at times over the past 14 years, but the total area impacted by this cold wave will be huge. Extremely cold air will chill the entire area from the Great Plains to the Eastern Seaboard, and the cold is also going to reach the Deep South. Only the far West will be unscathed. (AccuWeather Jan. 9, 2009)
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1250 for when Atlantic pack ice began to grow
1300 for when warm summers stopped being dependable in Northern Europe
1315 for the rains and Great Famine of 1315-1317
1550 for theorized beginning of worldwide glacial expansion
1650 for the first climatic minimum
In contrast to its uncertain beginning, there is a consensus that the Little Ice Age ended in the mid-19th century.
Growing Glaciers in Alaska - Glaciers are growing around the world, including the United States.
Global Cooling - Compiled by Congress:Member:Robert L. Pritchett, looks at El Niño, La Niña, Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) and the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillations and the global cold weather records since 2006. (macCompanion Magazine Nov. 1, 2008)
Media Hype on ‘Melting’ Antarctic Ignores Record Ice Growth - Contrary to media hype, the vast majority of Antarctica has cooled over the past 50 years and ice coverage has grown to record levels since satellite monitoring began in the 1979, according to peer-reviewed studies and scientists who study the area. (US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works March 27, 2008)
Global Cooling is Here! Evidence for Predicting Global Cooling for the Next Three Decades - In 2008, NASA satellite imagery confirmed that the Pacific Ocean had switched from the warm mode it had been in since 1977 to its cool mode, similar to that of the 1945-1977 global cooling period. The shift strongly suggests that the next several decades will be cooler, not warmer as predicted by the IPCC. (ICECAP Oct. 30, 2008)
NOAA: U.S. breaks or ties 115 cold and sets 63 new snowfall records - Of course many of you that live in this weather already know this, but there is an early start to winter this year, not only in the USA, but also in London, where it snowed in October for the first time in over 70 years. (Watts Up With That? Oct 30, 2008)
Southern Hemisphere Sea Ice Reaches - (Climate Audit May 4, 2008)
Santa Saved. The North Pole Doesn’t Melt. - Now we’ve reached the end of the melt season. There were an extra 150,000 square miles of ice over last summer’s totals when the ice started to expand again. I suspect that we’ll have another cooler winter and a continuation of ice buildup at the pole, but I doubt you’ll ever hear about it, much like you didn’t hear about 2007 having an unusually small hole in the ozone layer. (American Sentinel Sept. 24, 2008)
An open letter from The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley to Senator John McCain about Climate Science and Policy - From 1700-1998, temperature rose at a near-uniform rate of about 1 °F per century [Akasofu, 2008]. In 1998, "global warming" stopped, and it has not resumed since: indeed, in the past seven years, temperature has been falling at a rate equivalent to as much as 0.7 °F per decade [Hadley Center for Forecasting, 2008 US National Climatic Data Center, 2008]. (An American Thinker Oct. 20, 2008)
Legislation Has Little Impact on Climate Change, Critic Says (Video) - There's really nothing you can do to substantially reduce emissions," he said. "If every nation in the world followed the Kyoto Protocol, the amount of warming that would be prevented is 7-hundredths of a degree Celsius. ... We have no idea how to reduce emissions - these amounts that are being talked about in bills like Lieberman-Warner, 70 percent reductions in 42 years? Give me a break." (CNSNews June 1, 2008)
Global Warming, the Cult of Gaia and “Edidence - compiled by Congress:Member:Robert L. Pritchett, discusses why pushing Global Warming(tm) hot buttons are being used as the catalyst for global domination and control. Also shows evidentially and empirically how Global Warming is Globalony(tm). (macCompanion Magazine May 4, 2008)
Scientific Smackdown: Skeptics Voted The Clear Winners Against Global Warming Believers in Heated NYC Debate - Before the start of the nearly two hour debate the audience polled 57.3% to 29.9% in favor of believing that Global Warming was a “crisis"?, but following the debate the numbers completely flipped to 46.2% to 42.2% in favor of the skeptical point of view. The audience also found humor at the expense of former Vice President Gore’s reportedly excessive home energy use. ("US Senate Committee on Public Works'' March 16, 2007)
Weather Channel Founder Blasts Network - Claims It Is 'Telling Us What to Think' and wants to have those who sell Carbon Credits sued. (Business & Media Institute March 3, 2008)
Global Warming: A Chilling Perspective - A nice compilation on facts and figures regarding CO2.
CRU Emails - Searchable - "On 20 November 2009, emails and other documents, apparently originating from with the Climate Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia. If real, these emails contain some quite surprising and even disappointing insights into what has been happening within the climate change scientific establishment."
Hacked files of the Climatic Research Unit, Global Warming a deliberate fraud - You can download the climate change fraud documents here. 61.93 MB. Surely this is the death knell for the CRU, the IPCC, Kyoto and Copenhagen and the Carbon Credits shell game.
Directory:Geoengineering >Scientists Rank Global Cooling Hacks - The dozens of ways that scientists, as well as crackpots, have proposed to geoengineer the world's climate won't all be equally effective. In fact, some of them do not have any impact at all, a new study in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics found. The graph is "Cooling Potential of Geoengineering Techniques". (Wired Jan. 28, 2009)
Warming Freezes the Souther Ocean - Another Mann-made Climate Change - 11-page PDF by Christopher Monckton regarding modeling, statistics vs. real measurements over time. (Science and Public Policy January 2009)
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How do we know that recent CO2 increases are due to human activities? - (Dec. 22, 2004)
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NOAA Claim Relative to 2008 is BS - In the midst of cold arctic air that set or nearly set all-time local and state records (Maine at -50F and Rochelle at -38F), a NOAA press release pronounced 2008 was the 8th warmest since 1895 and that now all top ten warmest years have occurred since 1997. To which I and most other climatologists and meteorologists respond, “BS”. (IceCap Jan. 19, 2009)
:''The fact that the GW discussion is not about science, reasoning, evidence, and deliberation but rather about promoting governmental control, funding for environmentalist programs, vilifying the West and the United States, and conducting guerilla warfare against capitalism. Leftists believe "progress," "modernity," and science led directly to the horrific warfare in the 20th century, when actually it is how many used this technology that was the problem. Irrational fervent nationalism, irrational drives to "unite" people under socialism, fascism, or communism led to the deaths of millions. Science was "hijacked" by these irrational ideologues the way terrorists hijack the Quran to kill "infidels." The point is, leftists don't respect science or reasoning per se, but they cherry-pick it as a means to their own dubious ends. Since leftists don't respect science or rational discussion, there is no reason to respect them when they attempt to commandeer science for their own radical and foolish goals. Just ignore them. It will be so sweet and lovely when these maniacs are completely discredited in a few years." reasonsjester on 2/27/2008 6:49:23 PMDirectory:Global Warming > Directory:Global Warming > What happened to the 'warmest year on record': The truth is global warming has halted - The question now emerging for climate scientists and policymakers alike is very simple. Just how long does a pause have to be before the thesis that the world is getting hotter because of human activity starts to collapse? (Daily Mail / UK December 5, 2010) Latest: Directory:Conspiracy / Directory:Global Warming > Site:LRP:Climate Change Myth & The Agenda To Remove The Sovereignty of the United States - A former science adviser to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Lord Monckton, says the real purpose of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen on Dec. 7-18 is to use global warming hype as a pretext to lay the foundation for a socialist one-world government. (PESWiki Oct. 19, 2009)
U.S. Senate Report - Over 400 Prominent Scientists Disputed Man-Made Global Warming Claims in 2007 Senate Report Debunks "Consensus". (Dec. 20, 2007)
A Skeptic’s Guide to Debunking Global Warming Alarmism - Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), the outgoing Chairman of Environment & Public Works Committee, is pleased to announce the public release of the Senate Committee published booklet entitled “A Skeptic’s Guide to Debunking Global Warming Alarmism. Hot & Cold Media Spin Cycle: A Challenge To Journalists who Cover Global Warming.” (Sept. 26, 2006)
Regarding CO2 -
:"This is about abstract computer modeling being falsely elevated to the level of science and then presented as if it were science. Modeling produces objective computer generated conclusions based upon input assumptions and processing. In order for models to be approximately predictive, the assumptions must be realistic and work backward as well as forward. In most complex cases, modeling is GIGO. GIGO is their real value eliminating hypothetical possibilities.
:"Politics operates on GIGO propaganda - secondary causation not on first principles. Science or first principles do not affect government decisions in democracies. When a politically correct model gives the politicians an advantage to manipulate politically correct voters in an election year, democracy becomes extremely unpredictable." Francis Manns, Ph.D., P.Geo. (Ontario) 323 Blantyre Avenue Toronto, ON M1N 2S6 Canada
"This (CLimate ChANgE) is nothing more than a scheme to raise TAXES (cap & trade) and INCREASE government power." Posted by: A&P | Jul 5, 2008 7:42:32 AM
:"There is substantial scientific evidence that increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide produce many beneficial effects upon the natural plant and animal environments of the Earth." Global Warming Petition Project
(CO2 is the "Breath of Life" for the Plant Kingdom). What happens when plants can't get their daily dose of CO2? They die.
Carbon Dioxide: A Satanic Gas? - These findings lead inescapably to the conclusion Carbon Dioxide is not a "pollutant," and plausibly argue that it is a net benefit. ("Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs U.S. House of Representatives" Oct, 6,1999)
Carbon dioxide: they call it pollution, we call it life! - Discusses fossil fuel pollution as source of increased atmospheric CO2. (Weather Underground 2005)
:"Carbon dioxide is a minor greenhouse gas that occurs naturally in the atmosphere and helps to maintain the earth at a temperature suitable for life - the principal greenhouse gas is water vapour. Carbon dioxide is essential to the growth of all plants. Without it plants could not grow and all animal life would die. In no way is this gas a pollutant. To call it one is misleading.
:"Calling carbon dioxide a pollutant is a political statement, not a scientific one. Behind the politics is the claim that the small observed global warming trend is due to the burning of fossil fuels rather than being of natural origin." Gerald E. Marsh, Chicago, IL 60615, US
CO2 is plant fertilizer. If carbon dioxide levels drop below 200 parts per million, things stop growing.
:"The rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, although miniscule relative to other gasses like water vapor, is not the CAUSE of warming, but the EFFECT of warming. To illustrate this it in layman's terms, bring a bottle of Coke close to the point of freezing. Open it. Very little carbon dioxide escapes (its dissolved in the water). Take another bottle and warm it to 150 degrees F. Then open it. You get a jet of water because carbon dioxide is escaping.
:"Large bodies of water act the same over decades or centuries, absorbing and releasing carbon dioxide in a delayed synchronization with changes in global temperature: lakes, oceans, calderas. First the temperature rises, then these bodies of water release the carbon dioxide. When global temperatures drop, carbon dioxide follows and is reabsorbed into water." ronjamin on 2/27/2008 11:51:55 AM
CO2 vs temperature: ice core correlation & lag - it is not just CO? but other gases such as methane that follow temperature. Oceans react to temperature changes by releasing gases. (2006)
The Soot Files - Lee Rogers shows the issue is not CO2 but soot.
Educate people with scientific fact, instead of political correctness.
Mitigate soot, reducing the pollution in the air and we will breath easier.
Global Warming seen as Classic Psy-Ops Operation - (Feb. 3, 2007)
The Climate Scam - Followup of the "International Conference on Climate Change". (March 10, 2009)
Gateway Pundit - Icecap growth.
Temperature Monitors Report Widescale Global Cooling - Twelve-month long drop in world temperatures wipes out a century of warming. (Daily Tech Feb 26, 2008)
(4.58 Minutes) Infowars.com: Climate-Gate Pt 1 EMERGENCY VIRAL TRANSMISSION
Hackers break into University emails and uncover the global warming conspiracy. (YouTube Nov. 23, 2009)
Worst Storm in a Decade - in Maine. (Weather.com Dec 14, 2008)
Snow in Louisiana - (Dec. 11, 2008)
The 12 Days Of Global Warming - 'Nuf said.
The Cryosphere Today - Looking at both poles and icepacks over time.
IJIS Site - The IARC-JAXA Information System (IJIS) is a geoinformatics facility for satellite image analysis and computational modeling/visualization in support of international collaboration in Arctic and global change research at the International Arctic Research Center in corporation with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and the Advanced Earth Science and Technology Organization of Japan.
Global Warming is not Real - This site is set up to expose what many of us are being told, and question those experts, their science and beliefs.
Sourcewatch wiki on SPPI - Shows links to other Global Warming Skeptics.
ScareWatch - You cannot argue with scientific fact. Political agendas are not scientific fact.
Global Warming Petition Project - The purpose of the Petition Project is to demonstrate that the claim of “settled science” and an overwhelming “consensus” in favor of the hypothesis of human-caused global warming and consequent climatological damage is wrong. No such consensus or settled science exists. As indicated by the petition text and signatory list, a very large number of American scientists reject this hypothesis.
IceCap - ICECAP, International Climate and Environmental Change Assessment Project, is the portal to all things climate for elected officials and staffers, journalists, scientists, educators and the public. FAQs and Myths
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