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As Global Cooling Draws Ever Nearer Carbon Offset Schemes Look Increasingly Divorced from Reality
 
Payments to Carbon Offset Schemes are designed to fund projects that reduce man-made CO2 emissions, in the scientifically unsound belief that climate change and global warming can be controlled by the attempted manipulation of atmospheric CO2 levels alone.
 
Meanwhile, NASA solar physicist David Hathaway believes that the sun will enter a cycle around 2022 that has previously been associated with the global cooling of the Little Ice Age, which preceded the current warm period. Furthermore, there has been a 20% loss of upper ocean heat content between 2003 and 2005, which had accumulated between 1955 and 2003. [1], [2]
 
ABD Environment Spokesman Ben Adams commented,
"The Landscheidt model of solar torque induced climate change has been projecting (for over 20 years) a significant cooling as we approach and reach 2012 with a Little Ice Age type 'Maunder Minimum' of solar eruptivity heading up to about 2035/2040. The Sun's polar fields are stunted, the solar conveyor belt (dynamo) is almost at shut-down." [3], [4]
ABD Spokesman Paul Biggs added,
"The computer-modelled theory of man-made global warming relies on the small warming effect of increased atmospheric CO2 being dramatically enhanced by increased atmospheric water vapour — the main greenhouse gas. This theoretical enhancement or 'positive feedback' looks increasingly unlikely to exist in the real world if peer reviewed science from 2006 is correct." [5], [6]

 
[1] Long Range Solar Forecast
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2006/10may_longrange.htm
 
[2] Recent Cooling of the Upper Ocean
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/~lyman/Pdf/heat_2006.pdf
 
[3] New Little Ice Age Instead of Global Warming?
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mscp/ene/2003/00000014/F0020002/art00010;jsessionid=19f2o5next9e.alice
 
[4} Fair space weather for solar cycle 24
http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2005/2005GL024363.shtml
 
[5] The Climate Sensitivity and Its Components Diagnosed from Earth Radiation Budget Data, J. Climate, 19, 39-52 (2006)
http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2006.../2005GL025393.shtml
 
[6] Variations in annual global precipitation (1979-2004), based on the Global Precipitation Climatology Project 2.5°analysis
http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2006.../2005GL025393.shtml
 

 

 
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