New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism

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The headline says it all: New NASA data blow gaping hole in global warming alarmism.

Scientists on all sides of the global warming debate are in general agreement about how much heat is being directly trapped by human emissions of carbon dioxide (the answer is “not much”). However, the single most important issue in the global warming debate is whether carbon dioxide emissions will indirectly trap far more heat by causing large increases in atmospheric humidity and cirrus clouds. Alarmist computer models assume human carbon dioxide emissions indirectly cause substantial increases in atmospheric humidity and cirrus clouds (each of which are very effective at trapping heat), but real-world data have long shown that carbon dioxide emissions are not causing as much atmospheric humidity and cirrus clouds as the alarmist computer models have predicted.

The new NASA Terra satellite data are consistent with long-term NOAA and NASA data indicating atmospheric humidity and cirrus clouds are not increasing in the manner predicted by alarmist computer models. The Terra satellite data also support data collected by NASA’s ERBS satellite showing far more longwave radiation (and thus, heat) escaped into space between 1985 and 1999 than alarmist computer models had predicted. Together, the NASA ERBS and Terra satellite data show that for 25 years and counting, carbon dioxide emissions have directly and indirectly trapped far less heat than alarmist computer models have predicted. [emphasis mine]



  • Charles Alvarez

    Let me get my sweater.

  • jwing

    It’s a crime that this fraud has lasted so long without being refuted by the average thinking person on the street. Oh, that’s right, I said “thinking” person. It makes you wonder just how gullible and easily-swaded people actually are. But wait…just 70 some years age German citizens allowed Adolph to become a maniac despot and Japanese were willing to comitt ritual kamikazi suicide for their Emperor Hirohito, their 26 year old whimpy god king. I guess suckers are born every minute. God help us…please.

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