Daily Archives: November 18, 2014

We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby

In the 15th century, people were afraid of falling off the edge of the Earth In the 21st century, Democrats are afraid that a metal pipe will destroy the Earth. That is why they call them “progressives.” Advertisements

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Heroes From The 1960’s

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We Can’t Account For The Dishonest Scientists, And It Is A Travesty That We Can’t

The graph below shows the increase in downwelling longwave radiation as CO2 increases. The red section shows the increase from 350 PPM to 400 PPM CO2. As you can see, increased CO2 does almost nothing to the radiative balance of … Continue reading

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Humidity And Temperature

The US is cold right now, largely due to very dry air. Note that dew points are below 0C across almost the entire country. This has two effects – it reduces the greenhouse effect, and reduces the amount of heat … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Effect Of Water Vapor

The graph below shows how the greenhouse effect varies with humidity during the mid-latitude summer. As you can see, there is a huge increase in downwelling longwave radiation going from no water vapor to 1% water vapor (10,000 PPM.) A little bit … Continue reading

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Many Skeptics Are Just As Bad As Alarmists

I am trying to explain the most basic concepts of science related to the climate debate here, and am getting an incredible amount of push back from some skeptics. This doesn’t bode well for winning the debate. Ignorance and arrogance … Continue reading

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US Short On Greenhouse Gases Tonight

One of the reasons why the US is record cold tonight, is because of a shortage of greenhouse gases to hold the temperature up – as seen in this Weatherbell map.

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