Ph.D. Thermal Engineer Claims Supernova Theory Explains Global Warming, Extinction Events, Ice Ages

Ph.D. Thermal Engineer Claims Supernova Theory Explains Global Warming, Extinction Events, Ice Ages

Do Supernova Events Cause Extreme Climate Changes? “Global warming will not be reduced by reducing man made CO2 emissions” — Dr. William Sokeland In recent years, mass die-offs of large animals – like the sudden deaths of 211,000 endangered antelopes within a matter of weeks – have been described as “mysterious” and remain largely unexplained. Determining […]

Recent CO2 Climate Sensitivity Estimates Continue Trending Towards Zero

Recent CO2 Climate Sensitivity Estimates Continue Trending Towards Zero

Updated: The Shrinking CO2 Climate Sensitivity A recently highlighted paper published by atmospheric scientists Scafetta et al., (2017) featured a graph (above) documenting post-2000 trends in the published estimates of the Earth’s climate sensitivity to a doubling of CO2 concentrations (from 280 parts per million to 560 ppm). The trajectory for the published estimates of transient climate response […]

2 New Papers: Models 'Severely Flawed', Temp Changes Largely Natural, CO2 Influence 'Half' Of IPCC Claims

2 New Papers: Models ‘Severely Flawed’, Temp Changes Largely Natural, CO2 Influence ‘Half’ Of IPCC Claims

Atmospheric Scientists Slam Fundamentals of the Anthropogenic Global Warming Theory Scafetta et al., 2017    Natural climate variability, part 1: Observations versus the modeled predictions [T]he AGWT [Anthropogenic Global Warming Theory] was globally advocated by the IPCC in 2001 because it appeared to be supported by the ‘infamous’ Hockey Stick temperature reconstructions by Mann et al. […]

New Paper: Temperature Increase From Doubling CO2 Is 'Insignificant Compared to Natural Variability'

New Paper: Temperature Increase From Doubling CO2 Is ‘Insignificant Compared to Natural Variability’

Engineering Prof. Questions Temperature Record, Models, CO2 Climate Sensitivity  Photo California Baptist University  Pontius, 2017   Sustainable Infrastructure: Climate Changes and Carbon Dioxide Temperatures Record ‘Unreliable’, ‘Arbitrarily Adjusted’, And Of ‘Poor Data Quality’ Temperature measurement stations have been installed at various locations across the globe. The number of temperature monitoring stations is decreasing and many areas across […]

Scientists: Expansion Of Wind Turbines 'Likely To Lead To Extinction' For Endangered Vulture Species

Scientists: Expansion Of Wind Turbines ‘Likely To Lead To Extinction’ For Endangered Vulture Species

Wind Energy Expansion: Endangering Wildlife Photo from Ferrão da Costa et al., 2017 When pondering the future of wind power and its ecological impacts, it is well worth re-considering this seminal analysis from Dr. Matt Ridley. [W]orld energy demand has been growing at about 2 per cent a year for nearly 40 years. Between 2013 and 2014, […]

28 New Papers: Solar, Ocean Cycles Modulate Rainfall Trends

28 New Papers: Solar, Ocean Cycles Modulate Rainfall Trends

A Human Influence On Precipitation ‘Has Yet To Be Detected’ “Climate model output suggests decreasing rainfall as a consequence of anthropogenic greenhouse gas radiative forcing.” “[I]f anthropogenic forcing has impacted the [regional rainfall pattern], the signal has yet to be detected above the level of natural climate variability.” – Lachniet et al., 2017 According to […]

Update: The 2017 Explosion Of Non-Hockey Stick Graphs Continues

Update: The 2017 Explosion Of Non-Hockey Stick Graphs Continues

120 Graphs, 90 New Papers  It was four months ago that an article entitled  80 Graphs From 58 New (2017) Papers Invalidate Claims Of Unprecedented Global-Scale Modern Warming appeared on this website.  The article received international attention and was “shared” tens of thousands of times. In the last 4 months,  40 more graphs taken from 30 […]

Another New Paper Dismantles The CO2 Greenhouse Effect 'Thought Experiment'

Another New Paper Dismantles The CO2 Greenhouse Effect ‘Thought Experiment’

3 Atmospheric Scientists: Greenhouse Effect Based On ‘Physically Irrelevant Assumptions’  Dr. Gerhard Kramm                                                    Dr. Nicole Mölders Yet another new scientific paper has been published that questions the current understanding of the […]

New Paper: 'Extremely High' TSI, El Niño Episodes Since 1970s Exert 'Robust Control Over Himalayan Glaciers'

New Paper: ‘Extremely High’ TSI, El Niño Episodes Since 1970s Exert ‘Robust Control Over Himalayan Glaciers’

Scientists Rebuke Claims Of Human Control Over Glacier Mass Balance “Natural climate variability still emerges as the key deciding element governing the Himalayan glacier mass balances.” – Shekhar et al., 2017 Yet another new paper has challenged to IPCC-endorsed conclusion that the Himalayan glaciers are melting rapidly due to anthropogenic climate change, and that these […]

New Papers: Seismic Activity Explains 1979-2016 Temperatures, ENSO Events Better Than CO2

New Papers: Seismic Activity Explains 1979-2016 Temperatures, ENSO Events Better Than CO2

Could Earth’s Shifting Plates Be Driving Modern Climate? Within the last year, Dr. Arthur Viterito (geography professor) has published multiple scientific papers documenting the significant correlation (r=0.80) between the seismic activity changes in the Earth’s high geothermal flux areas (HGFA) and both El Niño events and global temperatures. The HGFA/global temperature correlation has been found to […]

Flashback 2007: Scientists Reveal They 'No Longer Understand How Ozone Holes Come Into Being'

Flashback 2007: Scientists Reveal They ‘No Longer Understand How Ozone Holes Come Into Being’

Ozone Measurement Error   ‘Shatters’ Established Theory It was 10 years ago this month that scientists revealed an order-of-magnitude-sized error in molecular chemistry measurement that threatened to severely undermine the commonly accepted explanation for  how ozone depletion occurs. The iconoclastic discovery fomented “much debate and uncertainty in the ozone research community.”    The mechanism that causes polar […]

12 New Papers: North Atlantic, Pacific, And Southern Oceans Are Cooling As Glaciers Thicken, Gain Mass

12 New Papers: North Atlantic, Pacific, And Southern Oceans Are Cooling As Glaciers Thicken, Gain Mass

Graph Source Duchez et al., 2016 Contrary to expectations, climate scientists continue to report that large regions of the Earth have not been warming in recent decades. According to Dieng et al. (2017), for example, the global oceans underwent a slowdown, a pause, or even a slight cooling trend during 2003 to 2013.  This  undermines […]

Past Sea Levels Rose 4-6 Meters Per Century, Shorelines Retreated 40 Meters Per Year...Without CO2 Flux

Past Sea Levels Rose 4-6 Meters Per Century, Shorelines Retreated 40 Meters Per Year…Without CO2 Flux

New Paper: Modern Sea Levels Rising   20-30 Times Slower Than The Past Currently, sea levels are “believed to be” rising at a rate of 1.7-1.8 millimeters/year. This modern rate  –  just 0.17-0.18 of a meter per century – has remained relatively unchanged from the overall 20th century average, and there has been no statistically significant acceleration in […]

Ph.D. Physicist Uses Empirical Data To Assert CO2 Greenhouse Theory A 'Phantasm' To Be 'Neglected'

Ph.D. Physicist Uses Empirical Data To Assert CO2 Greenhouse Theory A ‘Phantasm’ To Be ‘Neglected’

 New Paper: Experiment Reveals No Detectable ‘Greenhouse’ Difference Between CO2 And Air Below is a very abridged quoted summary of a new scientific paper published by Dr. Thomas Allmendinger, a physicist (chemistry, quantum mechanics) who uses a real-world experiment to document a glaring lack of empirical support for the position that CO2 is a dominant agent […]

Scientists Expose Data Manipulation, 'Hide The Decline', And The Post-1940s Hockey Stick Temperature Myth

Scientists Expose Data Manipulation, ‘Hide The Decline’, And The Post-1940s Hockey Stick Temperature Myth

Why ‘Hide The Decline’? There Has Been No Net NH Warming Since The 1940s In the press release for a newly published and controversial  peer-reviewed scientific paper, Australian scientist Dr. Jennifer Marohasy unveiled one of climate science’s better-kept secrets. She and her colleagues are well aware that the post-1940s Northern Hemisphere (NH)  proxy evidence from […]

New Paper: At Least 80% Of The Warming Over The Last Century Due To 'Natural Phenomena'

New Paper: At Least 80% Of The Warming Over The Last Century Due To ‘Natural Phenomena’

“[E]ven if there had been no industrial revolution and burning of fossil fuels, there would have still been warming through the twentieth century – to at least 1980, and of almost 1°C.” – Abbot and Marohasy, 2017 For those who ascribe to the position that humans are dangerously altering the Earth’s climate, it has become almost […]

Attribution Shift: Scientists Increasingly Link Climate Change To Solar Forcing In Scientific Journals

Attribution Shift: Scientists Increasingly Link Climate Change To Solar Forcing In Scientific Journals

Scientists: It’s The Sun “The emerging causal effects from SS [solar activity] to GT [global temperatures], especially for recent decades, are overwhelmingly proved” – Huang et al., 2017 “Climate … follows SA [solar activity] fluctuations on multidecadal to centennial time scales” – Moreno et al., 2017 “The solar ‘activity’ increase is the chief driver of […]

10,000 To 5,000 Years Ago, Global Sea Levels Were 3 Meters Higher, Temperatures 4-6° C Warmer

10,000 To 5,000 Years Ago, Global Sea Levels Were 3 Meters Higher, Temperatures 4-6° C Warmer

Source: press release for Myers et al., 2015 Sea Levels 2-4 m Higher Until ~5,000 Years Ago Imply Surface Temps Were At Least 5°C Warmer According to the accepted (IPCC) formula for calculating the contribution of ocean warming (thermal expansion) to sea level rise upon reaching equilibrium, every additional degrees Celsius of surface warmth yields […]

Russian Scientists Find ‘Appreciable Contribution’ From Natural Variability, Solar Forcing To Recent Warming

Russian Scientists Find ‘Appreciable Contribution’ From Natural Variability, Solar Forcing To Recent Warming

Most Of Warming Trend Since 1980s Is Naturally Driven, Not CO2-Driven According to a new statistical analysis of centennial-scale surface temperature changes, half (0.5 °C) of the warming trend over the last 135 years (0.95 °C) can be explained by both (a) the existence of commonly-occurring natural (non-anthropogenic) variations of temperature that can reach the […]

35 New Papers Affirm Warmth, Elevated CO2 Are Good For The Earth And Its Inhabitants

35 New Papers Affirm Warmth, Elevated CO2 Are Good For The Earth And Its Inhabitants

Future Global Warming Scenarios ‘Potentially Beneficial’, Cooling May Cause Ecological ‘Declines’ Fan et al., 2017 “Our data suggest that future global warming scenarios would potentially be beneficial for the hydrological and ecological conditions of the EASM [East Asian Summer Monsoon] margin, while small decreases in the precipitation and temperature superimposed on the long-term deteriorated climate  may […]