Global Warming Myths
Myth #1 - Temperatures are warmer today than ever in history.
The truth is we’re certain that temperatures were hotter
than today in the past but how long ago we really don’t
really know. The most popular temperature reconstructions
are full of flawed math and data. Others don’t have
enough verification to rely on them. Several show global temperatures
1000 years ago which are much higher than today and 3000 year
old plants and trees have been found under retreating glaciers.
Myth #2 - There is a consensus among climatologists about
Most climatologists probably agree, but climatology is a
small field funded by government organizations. Those who
disagree openly, receive little funding but they do still
exist. Weathermen, chemists, physicysts, foresters, solar
experts, engineers and thousands of informed people recognize
the issue isn’t settled.
Myth #3 - We will cross a tipping point and be unable
This theory has little evidence to support it. To believe
in this, you have to believe several things: we are warmer
than ever, CO2 reserves will be released from massive ground
melting and CO2 will heat the earth so much the process will
spiral and melt all the ice. There is substantial evidence
that the earth was warmer several times as recently as 3000
years ago yet there was no mass flooding. There was no massive
release of CO2 recorded.
Myth #4 - Global warming will be universally destructive.
Global warming has presided over some of the best times in
human history. Instead of mass famine we get massive food
surplus. Instead of horrible drought and extinctions we get
lush forests, increased plant growth and more inhabitable
space for all creatures.
Myth #5 - CO2 is a pollutant
Carbon dioxide is plant food. Plants grow faster and more
food is available to the critters of earth. Excessive carbon
dioxide would be a bad thing for sure but in the last 100
years it is said that CO2 increased from 270 to 388 parts
per million. This is an increase of 0.000118 or 0.0118%. But
there is some substantial question about the accuracy of this
number, numerous CO2 results were scrapped from 1900 to 1940
on the basis that something was wrong with them. In one report,
every test scrapped showed higher historic levels than are
comfortable for Global Warming scientists.
Myth #6 - CO2 rise was created by man.
While this makes sense at first, the jury is still out on
this conclusion as well. The oceans contain 37,400 billion
tons (GT) of suspended carbon, land biomass has 2000-3000
GT. The atpmosphere contains 720 billion tons of CO2 and humans
contribute only 6 GT additional load on this balance. The
oceans, land and atpmosphere exchange CO2 continuously so
the additional load by humans is incredibly small. A small
shift in the balance between oceans and air would cause a
CO2 much more severe rise than anything we could produce.
The reality is we just don’t know.
Myth #7 - CO2 will continue to rise indefinitely.
Feedback mechanisms in absorption will hold CO2 to a maximum
level at some point. I would cite some numbers but I don’t
believe science understands this any more than they understand
Myth #8 - The UN IPCC is trying to save the planet from
The UN IPCC was formed before global warming was identified
for the purpose of discovering if man made climate change
was true, what are the damages that will occur as a result
of this change and what can we do about it. The IPCC would
cease to exist if any of the three questions were answered
in the negative i.e no global warming, no damage from global
warming and nothing we can do about it. They would loose their
Another important point about the IPCC is that if either
of the last two questions had simple answers they would also
be defunded. For example in the second question, if global
warming was primarily a good thing (which it appears to be)
there would be no money spent. For the third question, if
the answer to solve global warming was simple and easy there
would be no money spent on the IPCC. Governments always need
more money and power so it should be no surprise that the
IPCC concluded, global warming is man made, there will be
huge planet crushing disaster and it is very expensive to
fix. The IPCC is in this for other reasons.
Myth #9 - The science supports the IPCC conclusions
The IPCC is a political body which employs scientist to make
a report. The politicians get final say on what goes into
the report. Scientists who actually believe in global warming
regularly warn the IPCC that their conclusions are the most
extreme of the possibilities and to tone down their language.
These scientists are regularly dismissed by the politicians.
Myth #10 - The IPCC is an unbiased source which doesn’t
direct funding to research
This is false, while the IPCC doesn’t direct funding,
it has subsidiary partners as part of the UN who direct funding
according to IPCC recommendations. This funding is administered
through an unbelievably complex network of organizations which
penetrate national boundaries across the world. I tried to
map it once, after 8 hours research I had hundreds of organizations
all interconnected for the same goal. — Prove global
warming is true or cease to have jobs.
Scientists who don’t support the government are naturally
weeded out by subcommittees looking for specific evidence
i.e, new directives for understanding tree ring temperature
curves will always go to scientists who believe trees can
actually reproduce temp and not to reasonable scientists who
study trees but know otherwise.
The scientists who have reached the top of the IPCC are typically
far left socialists who support much more than high taxation
for global warming. These are the same people who declared
consensus, and doom. The real purpose of the IPCC is government
control and more money, that is why the worst science with
the most extreme positions such as Mann08 rise to the top.
Peer scientists accept these papers because the ends justify
the means and they also like to have jobs.
I just hope the world wakes up in time.
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