Letter writer: Websites offer scientific info on climate change

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In regard to Mr. Ivey’s letter to the editor [“Climate-change Believers Betray Their Naiveté,” July 8, Xpress], there are two sides to brainwashing. It takes more than saying “CO2 is not now causing and never has caused the Earth’s atmosphere to warm” to debunk the “myth” of climate change. A good place to get scientific information on climate change [is the following site that] interested readers might find [to be] useful: realclimate.org.

This site (http://avl.mx/1cf) gives a good explanation concerning the effectiveness of various greenhouse gases (radiative forcing).

Water is the most abundant greenhouse gas, and CO2 is next , but the “effectiveness” of these gases is the subject of much debate. The [following] site gives the history of changes in deriving these forcing functions: http://avl.mx/1cg

An interesting person in this debate is Dr. Murry Salby (Google him ) who is very active on The Hockey Schtick site (hockeyschtick.blogspot.com )

Global warming deserves more critical analysis and not sound bites.

— Arnold Gnilka
Weaverville

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2 thoughts on “Letter writer: Websites offer scientific info on climate change

  1. What planet are you on?
    Get up to date;
    Occupywallstreet now does not even mention CO2 in its list of demands because of the bank-funded and corporate run carbon trading stock markets ruled by politicians.
    REAL civilized progressives needed more than 34 years of science’s 97% certainty before goose stepping their own children to the greenhouse gas ovens.
    The rest of you just hate humanity.

    • dingo

      Yes, because Occupy Wall Street is the gold standard for deciding what issues are most important. (Seriously, what’s that have to do with anything?)

      And, I believe you are mixing up ‘97% certainty’ with the 97% of climate scientists worldwide who believe that climate change is being precipitated by humans.

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