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What About Fires?

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Fires: What is the evidence? The chart below shows fires in South America, compared to the 2001-2018 averages.  There are increases, and decreases. But importantly, the numbers only go back to 2001. Why? We just now have the technologies in place to monitor the global environment in a publicly accessible way. These measurement, visualization and […]

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What About Temperatures?

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Historic Temperatures The chart below is from NASA, and shows Earth’s temperatures for the last 5+ million years. The above chart shows that contrary to popular misconception, the planet may be warmer in the Holocene Period (the last 11,650 years), but it is not warmer than during the last 5 million years. In fact, the above chart […]

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What About Current Temperatures?

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Today’s mainstream press presents an emergency situation with climate, based upon claimed temperature rises. Is this claim factual? Below are links to some current news articles that challenge the global warming premise, showing the opposite, that temperatures are cooling. 01/2020: Smashes All-Time Daily Snow Record, Newfoundland, Canada 01/2020: First Snowfall in 40 Years, India 12/2019: […]

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Global Average Surface Temperatures

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Average? The global average temperature, presumably accurately calculated in the same way for the last 140 years (otherwise it is not very scientific, see below), is a measure of thermal energy storage—that is what temperature is a measure of. Addressing the specific heat capacity of the various molecules is the correct method of ascertaining their […]