A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for February, 2006

CO2 Lags Not Leads

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The CO2 concentration lags behind temperature by centuries in the glacial-interglacial cycles, so clearly CO2 does not cause temperatures to rise, temperatures cause CO2 to rise. Answer:

There’s Global Warming on Mars Too

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Global warming is happening on Mars and Pluto as well. Since there are no SUV’s on Mars, CO2 can’t be causing Global Warming. Answer:

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Correlation is not proof of causation. There is simply no proof that CO2 is the cause of the current warming. Answer:

Global Warming is Just a Hoax

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Global Warming is just a hoax perpetrated by environmental extremists and liberals who want an excuse for more big government. Answer:

There is no Consensus

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Climate is complicated and there are lots of competing theories and unsolved mysteries. Until this is all worked out one can’t claim there is consensus on Global…

Warming is due to the Urban Heat Island Effect

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The apparent rise of global average temperatures is actually an illusion due to the urbanization of land around weather stations, the Urban Heat Island effect. Answer:

The Temperature Record Reliability Attack

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The surface temperature record is so full of assumptions, corrections, differing equipment and station settings, changing technology, varying altitudes and more.  It is not possible to claim…

It’s cold today in Wagga Wagga

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: It was way colder than normal today in Wagga Wagga, this is proof that there is no Global Warming. Answer:

Antarctic Ice is Growing

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The Antarctic Ice sheets are actually growing, which would not be happening if Global Warming were real. Answer: