Reality Check on Global Warming
UPDATE: If you didn't think this was a joke before, get a load of this. Algore now claiming cigarettes are a "significant contributor to global warming!"
Yikes. What a nut. Maybe the fact that he was literally SELLING HIS BOOK to the UN diplomats after his little speech had something to do with his speech...
Yes, this again... it just doesn't seem to go away. This is an excellant, comprehensive letter written by Sen. James Inhofe (Chairman - Senate Environment and Public Works Committee) debunking all of this man-made global warming dung. It's a long letter, but well worth the read.
The National Academy of Sciences report reaffirmed the existence of the Medieval Warm Period from about 900 AD to 1300 AD and the Little Ice Age from about 1500 to 1850. Both of these periods occurred long before the invention of the SUV or human industrial activity could have possibly impacted the Earth’s climate. In fact, scientists believe the Earth was warmer than today during the Medieval Warm Period, when the Vikings grew crops in Greenland.
It is very simplistic to feign horror and say the one degree Fahrenheit temperature increase during the 20th century means we are all doomed.
Alarmists fail to adequately explain why temperatures began warming at the end of the Little Ice Age in about 1850, long before man-made CO2 emissions could have impacted the climate. Then about 1940, just as man-made CO2 emissions rose sharply, the temperatures began a decline that lasted until the 1970’s, prompting the media and many scientists to fear a coming ice age. Let me repeat, temperatures got colder after C02 emissions exploded.
There have been recent findings in peer-reviewed literature over the last few years showing that the Antarctic is getting colder and the ice is growing and a new study in Geophysical Research Letters found that the sun was responsible for 50% of 20th century warming.
The history of the modern environmental movement is chock full of predictions of doom that never came true.