Challenging the Greenhouse Effect Specification and the Climate Sensitivity of the IPCC

By Antero Ollila Original Research Article Published 24 May 2019 Physical Science International Journal 22(2): 1-19, 2019; Article no.PSIJ.49095 ISSN: 2348-0130 ABSTRACT The greenhouse effect concept has been developed to explain the Earth’s elevated temperature. The prevailing theory of climate change is the anthropogenic global warming theory, which assumes that the greenhouse (GH) effect is due to the longwave (LW) …

PHYSICS OF THE PLANETARY GREENHOUSE EFFECT

2008 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL WARMING New York, New York, March 2-4, 2008 Dr. Ferenc M. Miskolczi 3 Holston Lane, Hampton, VA 23664, USA, e-mail: fmiskolczi@cox.net Recent general view and the semi-infinite atmosphere Simple radiative transfer model of the Earth-atmosphere system Some facts – results of global scale LBL simulations Balance equations – Kirchhoff’s law – virial theorem Transfer and …

Radiation physics constraints on global warming: CO2 increase has little effect

D. G. Rancourt University of Toronto June 2011 Abstract I describe the basic physics of planetary radiation balance and surface temperature, using the simplest model possible that is sufficiently realistic for correct evaluations of predicted surface temperature response sensitivities to the key Earth parameters. The model is constrained by satellite absolute integrated intensity and spectroscopic measurements and the known longwave …

World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

William J Ripple, Christopher Wolf, Thomas M Newsome, Phoebe Barnard, William R Moomaw Author Notes BioScience, biz088, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz088 Published: 05 November 2019 A correction has been published: BioScience, biz152, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz152 Download PDF Viewpoint Scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any catastrophic threat and to “tell it like it is.” On the basis of this obligation and …

Understand Climate Science Before Making Climate Policy

George C. Marshall Institute Roger W. Cohen, May 14, 2010 One of the most remarkable dynamics in the global warming debate is the response to the question: “Tell me, what is the case for significant anthropogenic global warming?” The responses tend to fall into three categories: One is appeal to authority: “All scientific societies agree that carbon dioxide emissions are …

Einstein on the Quantum Theory of Radiation – 1917

A. Einstein The formal similarity of the curve of the chromatic distribution of black-body radiation and the Maxwell velocity-distribution is too striking to be hidden for long. Download PDF This browser does not support PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it..

A Short Summary of Soon, Connolly and Connolly

By Andy May Soon, Connolly and Connolly (2015) is an excellent paper (pay walled, for the authors preprint, go here) that casts some doubt about two critical IPCC AR5 statements, quoted below: The IPCC, 2013 report page 16: “Equilibrium climate sensitivity is likely in the range 1.5°C to 4.5°C (high confidence), extremely unlikely less than 1°C (high confidence), and very …

Re-evaluating the role of solar variability on Northern Hemisphere temperature trends since the 19th century

Willie Soon, Ronan Connolly, Michael Connolly Abstract Debate over what influence (if any) solar variability has had on surface air temperature trends since the 19th century has been controversial. In this paper, we consider two factors which may have contributed to this controversy: Several different solar variability datasets exist. While each of these datasets is constructed on plausible grounds, they …

Climate Change, Tropospheric Warming, and Stratospheric Cooling

Jamal Munshi Sonoma State University Date Written: August 25, 2018 Abstract Climate models predict that rising atmospheric CO2 will simultaneously warm the troposphere and cool the stratosphere. This combination of tropospheric warming and stratospheric cooling is found in the observational data over a period of rising atmospheric CO2. Although strong correlations between these time series are found in the source …