Daily Archives: November 12, 2014

Why Is The Desert Cold At Night?

Thirty years ago I took my fiancée canoeing down the Green River in Utah for a week in July. It was on that trip that I learned that after camping in sand for several days, certain activities are extremely problematic. When we … Continue reading

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Why Does The Atmosphere Heat Up During The Day?

Shortwave radiation passes largely unimpeded through the atmosphere. It strikes the ground and warms it. The warmed ground emits longwave radiation, some of which is absorbed by greenhouse gases, causing the atmosphere to warm. If there were no greenhouse gases, … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gas Theory Is Very Simple

The amount of energy leaving the planet is nearly identical to the amount of solar energy being received. (Radioactive decay in the interior of the Earth makes the outgoing number slightly larger.) Without greenhouse gases, the surface heat would immediately radiate … Continue reading

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This Is A BS Free Zone

I have no interest in BS from either side of the global warming debate.

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November 12, 1940 Was Even Colder Than Today

All of the stations shown below were below 0F (-18C) on November 12, 1940. Forks, Montana was -34F that day, and 0F temperatures were recorded as far south as New Mexico.

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How Many Things Can Fox News Get Wrong In One Article?

Dear Fox News, CO2 is not climate Steam is not CO2 The deal says US decreases emissions, while China increases them. The 2030 number is meaningless.

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Most Open And Transparent Administration Makes Secret Deal To Destroy The US Economy

The U.S. set a new target to reduce its emissions of heat-trapping gases by 26 percent to 28 percent by 2025, compared with 2005 levels. That’s a sharp increase from earlier in Obama’s presidency, when he pledged to cut emissions … Continue reading

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